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Salvia elegans 'Honeymelon'
Melon-Scented Sage
Salvia elegans 'Honeymelon'
Code: 6701Family: LabiataeGenus: Salvia
Plant Type:Tender Perennial or Annual,Herb
Delicate spikes of deep red, tubular flowers grace this compact plant in late summer and fall. An excellent culinary accent in teas, garnishes, or fruit salads, the leaves have melon scent when crushed.
Blooms: Summer
Growth Rate: Fast
Size Range: 18" tall x 18" wide
Cultural Information
Sun Sun
Soil: Average,Well-drained,Tolerates Sandy,Tolerates Clay,Loam,Tolerates Rocky,Not particular
Water Use: Moderate,Extra Summer Water
Maintenance: Low
Hardiness Zone: 8,9,10,11
Cold Hardy to 10° to 20°F
Features and Benefits
Attracts Bees Attracts BeesAttracts Hummingbirds Attracts Hummingbirds
Culinary Uses Culinary UsesDeer Resistant Deer Resistant
Fragrant FragrantGood for Cut Flowers Good for Cut Flowers
Good for Tea Good for TeaMedicinal Uses Medicinal Uses
Grown by: Blooming Nursery,Inc & Blooming Junction
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