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Salvia 'Big Swing'

Common Name:

Plant Type:
Evergreen shrub
Family:
Lamiaceae (The Mint Family)
Geographic Origin:
Hybrid origin
California Native?:
No
Plant Size:
5-6 feet
Landscape/Garden Uses:
Mixed plantings
Flowering Season:
Summer and fall
Flower Color:
Bright blue
Exposure:
Sun or light shade
Soils:
Well-drained soil
Suggested Irrigation:
Moderate watering
Estimated Hardiness:
Hardy to 25-30 degrees F.
Big leaved upright sage is a hybrid from the garden of Betsy Clebsch, probably involving Salvia macrophylla. Long spikes of bright blue purple flowers are showy in summer and fall. Sun or light shade, moderate watering.