JLBG @ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC
Salvia farinacea 'Augusta Duelberg'
Augusta Duelberg Mealy Cup Sage
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Item #: 6823
Zones: 7b to 9b, at least
Height: 30" tall
Origin: United States
Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?
Leave it to Texan Greg Grant to have nothing better to do on a summer day than wander through old graveyards, where he stumbled on a clump of Salvia farinacea gracing the Texas gravesite of Augusta Duelberg. The cuttings rooted and Salvia 'Augusta Duelberg' was born. This splendid selection of the Texas native Salvia farinacea makes a compact 30" tall x 4' wide specimen, topped from May until frost with hundreds of spikes of silvery-white flowers...attractive to hummingbirds. Obviously heat- and drought-tolerant, this native wildflower has been a real standout in our trials.