JLBG @ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC
Salvia microphylla 'San Carlos Festival'
San Carlos Festival Sage
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Item #: 185
Zones: 7a to 9b
Height: 24" tall
Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?
This 1997 Yucca Do introduction was discovered 5 years earlier in Tamaulipas, Mexico, in the village of San Carlos at 3,800'. Salvia microphylla 'San Carlos Festival' was the best of a population in full flower in October. This compact grower (2' tall x 3' wide) has proven to be the most floriferous selection we have grown in our gardens. The clump is adorned with hundreds of red-violet (RHS 66A) flowers celebrated by hummingbirds from early May through November here in NC...superb!