Salvia involucrata - Roseleaf sage
Approximately 900 species of Salvia range around the world. Besides the use of several species
as garden ornamentals, some are used as spices, foods, and aromatic oils. Roseleaf
sage is native to Mexico.
This is a large plant with with bright pink flower spikes mostly in late summer
and fall. It is evergreen but may have foliage damage with winter temperatures
in the low 20’s F.
See this plant on the west side of building 2.
Herbaceous perennial capable of reaching six feet tall.
Light: full sun to part shade
Water: average water requirements, tolerates some drought
This is an easy plant for a sunny, well-drained soil in northeast Florida.