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Salvia farinacea 'Henry Duelberg'
JLBG @ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Salvia farinacea 'Henry Duelberg'

Henry Duelberg Mealy Cup Sage

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Item #: 6822

Zones: 7b to 9b, at least

Dormancy: Winter

Height: 36" tall

Culture: Sun

Origin: United States

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?


$16.00
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From Greg Grant's infamous cemetery wanderings comes another clone of Salvia farinacea, this one from the Texas gravesite of Henry Duelberg. 'Henry' is a bit taller than his better half (Salvia farinacea 'Augusta Duelberg'), making a 2' tall x 3' wide clump of glossy, green foliage, topped with long 1' spikes of dark royal purple-blue...a hangout for hummingbirds. This phenomenally heat- and drought-tolerant selection is for the full-sun gardener who kills everything else. Soggy soils are about the only thing that will send these to meet their namesakes.