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Salvia spathacea 'Powerline Pink'

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Species Name: Salvia spathacea 'Powerline Pink'
Common Name: Powerline Pink Hummingbird Sage

Very fragrant selection of our hummingbird sage. Has bright pink flowers instead of magenta. Excellent for hummingbirds, songbirds, and butterflies. Recommended in the filtered sun under oaks or pines.

Plant Family: Lamiaceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 3' H x 3' W
Growth Habit: Clumping, spreading
Deciduous/Evergreen: Semi-evergreen
Growth Rate: Slow to moderate
Sun Exposure: Full sun to part shade
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to occasional
Cold Hardy to: 25 degrees F
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: Dark pink
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: Selected for use in the garden. Introduced by Las Pilitas Nursery
Natural Habitat: Oak woodland

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Other Names
  • Bornstein, Carol, David Fross, and Bart O'Brien. California Native Plants for the Garden. Los Olivos, CA: Cachuma Press. 2005.
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