Salvia greggii 'Variegata' ('Desert Blaze?')

Variegated Autumn Sage

Newly planted

Newly planted


Family: Lamiaceae

Genus: Salvia

Parent: Salvia greggii

Category: Perennial

Zones: 7b to 10

Size: To 15" tall

Exposure: Sun


Red flowers on green and white variegated leaves. Blooms in spring and autumn.

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My Experience: 

I purchased a 3.5" pot at Big Bloomers in October 2012 and potted it up to overwinter in the conservatory. In April 2013 I planted it in the Five Trees Garden. It did well all summer and then suddenly dropped its leaves and died.

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