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botanical name:
Salvia farinacea
Salvia farinacea © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Mealy sage
family:  Lamiaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.60m
width: 0.30m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: blue
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: 0°C
USDA zone: 10 to 10
description:
Bushy, perennial, often grown as an annual. White-felty stems bear lance-shaped, wavy-edged, glossy mid-green leaves which are white-hairy underneath. Spikes of deep lavender blue flowers on purplish stems in summer.

cultivation:
May be lifted and stored in moist peat overwinter.

propagation:
From seed.

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