Salvia verticillata ‘Alba’ (Lilac Sage)

Whorls of two-lipped white flowers on arching flower stalks above over broad wrinkled foliage. More compact than the straight species. Height 18-24".

Salvia attracts bees, butterflies and hummingbirds. Prefers average, dry to medium well drained soil. Drought tolerant when established. Intolerant of wet, poorly drained soil. Tolerates light shade and dry, rocky soils. Deadhead to promote new blooms. Deer and rabbit resistant.

  • USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 5-8
  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Bloom Time(s): June-September