Andean silver-leaf sage (Salvia discolor)
Andean silver-leaf sage (Salvia discolor) is a conservatory or greenhouse grown type of plant that can grow 10cm – 50cm tall and 10cm – 50cm wide. In this growing guide we’ll learn the cultivation details and how to plant Andean silver-leaf sage (Salvia discolor).
This plant is commonly known as Andean silver-leaf sage.
This is a deciduous plant that takes 2-5 years to reach full maturity.
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Common name: Andean silver-leaf sage
Scientific name: Salvia discolor
Plant type: Conservatory & Greenhouse, Perennials
Height: 10cm – 50cm
Spread: 10cm – 50cm
Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial shade
Moisture: Moist but well drained
Garden type: Informal Garden, Mediterranean Garden, Patio & Container Garden, Rock & Gravel Garden, Wildlife Gardens
Planting type: Cut Flowers, Flower borders and bedding, Low Maintenance, Wall-side Borders
Other characteristics: Plants for pollinators
How to plant
In this section we will learn how to plant Andean silver-leaf sage (Salvia discolor), know its needs in terms of soil, watering and sun exposure.
Andean silver-leaf sage (Salvia discolor) is a plant that grows in loam conditions. It is not very sensitive to soil acidity or alkalinity and grows well in soils with pH acid, alkaline or neutral.
Regarding drainage, Salvia discolor likes to grow in moist but well drained soil.
Andean silver-leaf sage (Salvia discolor) is a plant that should be grown in full sun or partial shade positions.