Salvia 'Winifred Gilman'

Winifred Gilman Sage

Plant family: Lamiaceae - Mint

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Plant type: Shrub

Plant origin: N/A, Horticultural Selection

 
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One Gallon 197   9.99
Five gallon - Natural 4   29.99

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Flower Color Blue, Lavender
Blooming Season Spring, Summer
Height 3-5 feet
Spread 1-5 feet
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Coastal Sage Scrub

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Decomposed Granite, Sand, Sandy Loam

Special Characteristic

Autumn Foliage, Edible , Exceptional Fragrance, Good in Containers, Hedges and Screens

Plant Highlights

The 'Winfred Gilman' variety of Salvia clevelandii is a compact flowering shrub that can reach 3 feet tall by 3 feet wide. The gray-green leaves and red stems are offset by the blueish-purple blooms that attract both hummingbirds and butterflies. The shrub is tolerant of sandy soils, but is not fond of the harder clay soils. The fragrance can be strong and is best used a medium distance from the house or window locations. The shrub is cold tolerant and can survive hot summers with little water.

Horticultural selection S. clevlandii: origin = (plant?(19_) site?; intro Strybing Arboretum 1964

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