A picture of a Salvia fruticosa

Salvia fruticosa

Salvia fruticosa

Full Sun
Light watering
Half-hardy

10a

USDA zone

-1°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

40cm

Max

20cm

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Salvia fruticosa Overview

This species is a bushy evergreen shrub with white, hairy branched stems and the leaves are pinnate and medium green with oblong to elliptic leaflets. The flowers are borne in early summer to mid autumn with purple, pink or white blooms in terminal or axillary racemes.

How to propagate Salvia fruticosa

Cuttings

You can propagate from seeds in the spring, cuttings in early summer.

Seed

Division

Division at any time.

Other uses of Salvia fruticosa

Grown for their tubular, 2-lipped, often brightly coloured flowers and aromatic foliage. Leaves of some species may be used for flavouring foods. Suitable for coastal conditions.