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Salvia melissodora

Classification

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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 6 ft (1.8 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil in a sunny position

Features: Aromatic gray-green leaves; mauve to purple flowers in summer

Uses: Shrub borders Tubs Dry gardens

Zones: 10-11

Description: This aromatic shrub from the mountains of Mexico has elongated heart-shaped, wrinkled, gray-green foliage reminiscent of that of the common garden sage (Salvia officinalis). The leaves have a strong aroma and have medicinal uses in the plant?s natu

Growth Habit: Multi-stemmed habit

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