Salvia greggii 'Purple Pastels' A.Gray

Purple Pastels Autumn Sage

Family: Lamiaceae

Genus: Salvia

Parent: Salvia greggii

Category: Perennial

Zones: 7 to 10

Size: To 2' tall and wide

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun


Purple-pink flowers. Not as robust as some of the other cultivars I have grown - from personal experience and also the staff at Nurseries Caroliniana told me that it seems the purples and whites to some extent are both less robust.

Other Cultivars: 

My Experience: 

I purchased a 1-gallon plant from Nurseries Caroliniana in April 2011 and planted it in the front near the mailbox in place of a Lantana that did not come back after winter. It struggled so in summer I moved it to the back but it did not survive.

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