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Whorled Sage, Whorled Clary Sage
Salvia verticillata 'White Rain'

Family: Lamiaceae (lay-mee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Salvia (SAL-vee-uh) (Info)
Species: verticillata (ver-ti-si-LAH-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: White Rain
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Category:

Perennials

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

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

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

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Light Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured

Other details:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

By dividing the rootball

From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse

From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Cordele, Georgia

Grayslake, Illinois

Barbourville, Kentucky

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Oct 24, 2011, DonnaMack from Elgin, IL (Zone 5a) wrote:

This is a hardy and exceptional plant. It tends to spraw beautifully into empty spaces, so it is excellent in a highly visible location on your propoerty - it never looks bad. It blooms all season. Fully hardy with no protection in zone 5a.

Neutral

On Mar 22, 2007, berrygirl from Braselton, GA (Zone 7b) wrote:

Plant 16" apart. Z 4-9. Very long blooming - from June to September. Upright, bright white spikes over clumps of larger leaves. An excellent garden plant that requires no care.