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Salvia involucrata ‘Mulberry Jam’
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Mulberry Jam Roseleaf Sage

Salvia

Sage

Thought in ancient times to perpetuate good health, an Arab proverb asks, “How shall a man die with sage in his garden?” Our Salvias are diverse perennials, shrubs or subshrubs. Many of them hail from the Mediterranean, Mexico and South America.

Drought tolerant, reliable once established, and generally pest and disease free, they combine an array of flowers and aromatic foliage in many different sizes, shapes, and hues.

Salvia involucrata ‘Mulberry Jam’ full sun  new plant

A hummingbird friendly selection from Betsy Clebsch’s garden, ‘Mulberry Jam’ is smaller and more upright than the species. Large, rounded, dusky magenta buds open into vibrant, fuzzy pink tubular flowers toned down by deep purple calyces. This lovely bush-like Salvia makes a perfect addition to the meadow garden with Salvia ‘Nekan’ and Aster ‘Ochtendgloren’ for a blend of late season blue and pink.

Blooms June–mid-October

Size: 4' 0" high x 2' 0" wide; hardy to zone 8.

Salvia involucrata ‘Mulberry Jam’ (P-0713)
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