River Sage | Salvia misella | Florida Native Ground Cover & Lawn Alternative | Pollinator

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Salvia misella

4" pots. Great ground cover for everything from sun to full shade, wet to dry. Edible. Smells great. Lawn alternative. Shipped in pot. 

Natural Range in Florida
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USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 11 9A 9B 

Southern River Sage, Creeping Sage

Lamiaceae

Also known as Salvia riparia

Plant Specifics

Size: 0.5-0.8 ft tall by 3-5 ft wide
Life Span: Short-lived perennial
Flower Color: Blue
Phenology: Winter dormant
Habitats:

Landscaping

Recommended Uses: Used as a ground cover, one of the relatively few Florida plants that both forms a low dense cover and survives shade.
Light:  Full Sun,  Part Shade,  Shade
Moisture Tolerance:
always floodedextremely dry
Salt Water Flooding Tolerance: Not salt tolerant of inundation by salty or brackish water.
Salt Spray Tolerance: Low/no tolerance of salty wind or direct salt spray
Soil/Substrate: Sand

Wildlife

caterpillarpollinator


  • Larval host for Fulvous Hairstreak.
  • Attracts pollinators

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