Salvia

Salvia mexicana 'Queretaro' 

Salvia mexicana 'Queretaro' 

Salvias have experienced resurgence in popularity over the past few years. And they are certainly one of our favorites. No plant offers more choices for perennial color for the garden. The common herb edible sage, Salvia officinalis, is probably the best know salvia, but most don't know that there are over 900 species and countless hybrids. Most are ornamental plants, grown just for their beauty and are not generally edible. But they are not poisonous, most are just somewhat bitter, still the flowers can be used to jazz up salads, or used as a garnish. They have a wide range in color from true blue, red, yellow, orange, brown, pink, purple white and even black.
Salvias offer the gardener ease of care, and of course most will attract hummingbirds, beneficial insects and pollinators to the garden, if they exist in your location, sorry Hawaii, you have no hummingbirds. (They are restricted because they would pollinate the pineapples and nobody wants a pineapple with seeds)

We offer a large selection of Salvias, mostly tropical selections, including some of our own hybrids especially selected for color and size. All of our Salvias are grown right here in our garden so we know how they grow and what they like. We are always interested in knowing how they do in your area. Sizes and flowering season can vary greatly from region to region, so we try to include as much information as is know.

Availability varies according to season, but we can always specially grow requested varieties for interested parties.