Plant Catalog - SALVIA SPATHACEA
HUMMINGBIRD SAGE, PITCHER SAGE
An herbaceous perennial that forms an upright, slowly spreading ground cover. Large, light green leaves are aromatic, crinkled, toothed and triangular. Upright stalks carry large whorls of fragrant, two-lipped flowers in rosy pink. Blooms in spring and summer. Attracts hummingbirds, other pollinators and beneficial insects. Native to California. Tolerates dry shade.
USDA zones: 8 - 10
Sunset zones: 7 - 9, 14 - 24
Mature size: 1 - 2 feet high and 3 - 6 feet wide
Light needs: full sun, part shade
Water needs: moderate water