Salvia leucantha 'Santa Barbara'
Santa Barbara Dwarf Mexican Sage
Item #: 3841
Zones: 8a to 10b, possibly colder
Height: 24" tall
Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?
(USPP 12,949 expired) This amazing Salvia leucantha selection from California is a breakthrough in the world of salvias. Imagine a wonderful fall-flowering Salvia leucantha that only reaches 2' tall, but with a spread of 3-4' in width, and you have Salvia 'Santa Barbara'. Whether used as a hardy perennial in the milder zones or as a tender or container perennial in the North, the clumps of Salvia 'Santa Barbara' are topped with spikes of fuzzy purple with a nicely contrasting lighter purple lip, from mid-September until frost...a simply dazzling hummingbird delight.
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