Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Plant of the Month: August 2010

Salvia greggii ,  Autumn Sage or Cherry Sage is a 3-4' tall shrub with 1/2"-1" leaves and 1" rosy red spikelike flower clusters in late spring and summer (fall through spring in the desert).  Drought tolerant near the coast.  Can be sheared into a hedge. Also in pink and salmon varieties.

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