Under a mantle of snow, add a fine morning dew and we are off and away in a fairy-tale!
Silver sage, Salvia argentea, has superb, silver-white, downy foliage arranged in wide rosettes. White candelabra flowers in June-July.
Grow in the sun in light, well-drained soil with a gravel mulch.
Grows well in pots.
Illustration of Nikolaus Joseph von Jacquin (1727 - 1817)
Plantarum rariorum horti caesarei Schoenbrunnensis vol. 1 tab. 6
- 9,5cm pot
- Hardiness zones : zone 7-10
- Height: 50 to 70cm
- Plant spacing: 40 cm
- Flower colour: white
- Flowering period: summer flowers
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