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
Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream
Secondary Bloom Colour: Pink
Bloom Time: Summer - Fall
Soil Moisture: Average, Drought Tolerant, Dry
Stem Colour: Purple
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
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