Little Leaf Sage
The Little Leaf Sage (Salvia microphylla)is a fully hardy perennial evergreen shrub/subshrub with dark pink flowers in late Spring, early Autumn, early Summer, late Summer and mid Summer, and it takes less than 1 year to flower. It grows well in direct sun, and prefers medium levels of water. The flowers are arranged in a inflorescence. It has average drought tolerance.
Salvia microphylla grows in soils ranging from a pH of 6 (acidic ranges from 5.6 to 6) to 8 (slightly alkaline ranges from 7.6 to 8). It is adapted to chalk, clay loam, loam, loamy sand, sandy clay loam and sandy loam soils, and prefers medium fertility.
This is a erect plant and has a clump forming growth form, and has an ultimate height of 1.5m / 4.9ft and spread of 0.6m / 2ft. It can take 2-3 years to reach its ultimate height.
It has green leaves. They arein shape.
The plant prefers a sheltered situation.
City courtyard garden, coastal/seaside suitable, container plant, cottage informal garden, flower border and bed, mediterranean, wall side and drought resistant.
Propagation techniques include cuttings and division.-12°C / 10.4F to 2-3 years 1.5m / 4.9ft 0.6m / 2ft
|Scientific classifications [Edit]|
|Specific epithet ?||microphylla|
|Synonyms (other names)||[Edit]|
|Baby sage (United States), Delta Sage (Ireland), Graham's Sage (Ireland), Little Leaf Sage (Ireland), Cherry Sage (Ireland), Blackcurrant Sage (Ireland)|
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