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Salvia verticillata 'White Rain'

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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

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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
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Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive DonnaMack 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 berrygirl 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.

Regional...

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

Cordele, Georgia
Gages Lake, Illinois
Barbourville, Kentucky



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