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Salvia aurea

Classification

Order: Lamiales
   Family: Lamiaceae
            Genus: Salvia
                        Specie: Salvia aurea

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 3-5 ft (1-1.5 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil in a sunny position

Features: Aromatic gray-green leaves; yellow flowers summer?autumn

Uses: Shrub borders Tubs Seaside gardens Cottage gardens

Zones: 9?11

Description: Found in coastal areas of South Africa, this stiff well-branched shrub grows 3?5 ft (1?1.5 m) high. It has small, aromatic, grayish green leaves. The large flowers are yellow, fading to orangey brown. They emerge from prominent greenish brown calyces and

Growth Habit: Upright branching habit

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