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Heatwave™ Glimmer Sage

Salvia (microphylla x greggii) 'EGGBEN003' PP #24,155

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09426
Shimmery, cream colored blooms show from spring until frost; flowering nearly year-round in mild climates! Easy to grow shrub with compact, rounded habit and good drought tolerance, perfect for waterwise gardens, perennial borders and patio containers. Kept lightly clipped, makes an attractive, low informal hedge.
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Once established, needs only occasional deep watering during extended periods of heat.

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Botanical PronunciationSAL-vee-uh my-kroh-FIL-uh gregg-EYE
Average Size at MaturityQuickly reaches 30 in. tall, 36 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring until frost; nearly year-round in mild climates.
Deciduous/ EvergreenSemi-evergreen
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitCompact
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Firewise, Green Roof, Mass Planting, Cutting Garden, Wildlife Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Compact Form
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional deep watering during extended periods of heat.
Companion PlantsBee Balm (Monarda); Coneflower (Echinacea); Butterfly Weed (Asclepias); Hummingbird Mint (Agastache); Butterfly Bush (Buddleja

Easily grown in average, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system; once established, reduce frequency. Prune to shape in late winter. Feed in early spring. After a flowering flush, trim the plant by half to encourage continued flowering and a denser habit.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-10

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