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Salvia madrensis/Forsythia Sage

Salvia madrensis / Salvia madrensis
Tall growing salvia with coarse textured foliage and bright yellow flowers appearing in very late autumn
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Tall growing salvia with coarse textured foliage and bright yellow flowers appearing in very late autumn

This tall growing yellow flowering salvia roots very easily from cuttings

Blooming in late autumn

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Scientific Name: Salvia madrensis
Common Name: Forsythia Sage
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Bloom time: Fall
Light Exposure: Sun, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
No
Landscape Categories: Plants That Attract Butterflies
Plants That Attract Hummingbirds
Comments: This yellow flowering salvia blooms late in the season when most plants are going dormant. The bright yellow flowers on six to eight inch spikes can be quite striking. The square stems are thick and rigged. By late autumn the stems normally lean over and plants have a sprawling character of growth.