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Salvia greggii 'Cool Cream'


Salvia greggii 'Cool Cream' has evergreen aromatic foliage and long-blooming white flowers with a pink flush.

Salvia greggii 'Cool Cream', known as autumn sage, is a heat tolerant, sub-shrub with aromatic foliage and nectar-rich flowers. Dark purple stems bear lightly fragrant, continuously blooming, two-lipped creamy white flowers with a pink flush. A hummingbird magnet! The growth habit is tidy with a compact, upright and bushy appearance 18 inches tall with a 24 inch spread. Prune to shape in early spring. Makes a super easy and appealing container plant for the patio and in the mixed sunny border for all summer colour. Plant in full sun in hot dry spots with well-drained soils.

Common Name: Autumn Sage

Family: Lamiaceae (The Mint Family)

Zone Hardiness: 7-9

Light: Full Sun

Height: 12-24"

Width: 12-24"

Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream

Secondary Bloom Colour: Pink

Class: Evergreen

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Summer - Fall

Soil Moisture: Average, Drought Tolerant, Dry

Stem Colour: Purple

Fragrance: Yes

Berries: No

Benefits: Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds

Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Well-drained, rocky slopes. Rocky soils in Central, West and South Texas, and Mexico.


Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America

Miscellaneous - Garden Origin

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