Giant Salvia
Brillantaisia ulugurica

Family: Acanthaceae (ah-kanth-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Brillantaisia (bril-lan-ta-IS-ee-a) (Info)
Species: ulugurica

Category:

Perennials

Shrubs

Trees

Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Light Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Light Blue

Medium Blue

Bloom Time:

Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Evergreen

Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

From semi-hardwood cuttings

From hardwood cuttings

By simple layering

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Fort Lauderdale, Florida (2 reports)

Orlando, Florida

Pompano Beach, Florida

Winter Park, Florida

New Orleans, Louisiana

New Lebanon, Ohio

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Gardeners' Notes:

1
positive
0
neutrals
0
negatives
RatingContent
Positive

On May 26, 2010, Kiyzersoze from Coral Springs, FL (Zone 10b) wrote:

Cuttings are very easy to root.