Salvia elegans ‘Honey Melon’ - Perennial. Full sun to part shade, does appreciate some afternoon 90 cms height, 100cms width. shade in areas with hot summers. Aromatic plant, with a sweet smell. A very ornamental plant, with a long flowering period, over spring, summer and autumn. Flowers attractive to bees, butterflies and birds, it is an excellent nectar source for them. Flowers are also a beautiful red colour. Clump forming growth habit. Also a medicinal plant, used in traditional Mexican medicine. A tea is also made from the leaves. The flowers are also edible. Prefers a well drained, rich soil. Will die back in cold winter areas, but should grow back in the spring, mulch well to protect from extreme cold. Will grow in coastal gardens.

Sage, Honeymelon

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