Just beginning its flowering sequence - look at all the buds to stretch and open up at the top of the inflorescence. Pic taken on 10.19.2019

Just beginning its flowering sequence - look at all the buds to stretch and open up at the top of the inflorescence. Pic taken on 10.19.2019

Salvia glabrescens 'Autumn Equinox'

Japanese Woodland Sage

Plant Type:

SHADE PERENNIALS

Salvia glabrescens 'Autumn Equinox' - Handsome vase-shaped perennial sage with countless two-toned last season salvia flowers. The base flower color is light purple with a striking, contrasting  midnight deep purple keel. 'Autumn Equinox' is a selection from S. glabrescens and var. robustum crosses. The flowers are larger and more distinctly-colored than 'Shi ho'. 'Autumn Equinox' will be content in morning sun with dappled or light afternoon shade probably wise farther south. Good winter drainage is imperative. Established pot grown plant from cutting.


Height:

30-32 in

Spread:

30-36 in

Colors:

Purple

Zone:

(5)6 to 10
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Item Description Price  
SALVGAUT Salvia glabrescens 'Autumn Equinox' (5 inch Square x 6 inch Tall - true 2 quarts / 1.8927 liters) $14.00 Buy Now


Characteristics and Attributes for Salvia glabrescens 'Autumn Equinox'

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Late Summer / Autumn

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Spring / Summer / into Autumn

Nature Attraction

  • Deer Resistant
  • Honey Bees & Native Bees
  • Butterflies
  • Hummingbirds

Light

  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
  • Shade Tolerant

Attributes

  • Cottage Garden
  • Border

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Moderately Fast

Soil

  • Draining
  • Fertile

Origins

  • Garden Origin

Propagated By

  • Cutting Grown