Fuzzy Bolivian sage (Salvia oxyphora)
Fuzzy Bolivian sage (Salvia oxyphora) is a perennial plant that can grow 50cm – 1.5m tall and 50cm – 1.5m wide. In this growing guide we’ll learn the cultivation details and how to plant Fuzzy Bolivian sage (Salvia oxyphora).
This plant is commonly known as fuzzy Bolivian sage.
This is a semi-evergreen plant that takes 2-5 years to reach full maturity.
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Common name: fuzzy Bolivian sage
Scientific name: Salvia oxyphora
Plant type: Perennials
Height: 50cm – 1.5m
Spread: 50cm – 1.5m
Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial shade
Moisture: Moist but well drained
Garden type: City & Courtyard Gardens, Coastal, Informal Garden, Mediterranean Garden, Patio & Container Garden
Planting type: Flower borders and bedding, Wall-side Borders
Other characteristics: Plants for pollinators
Perennial plants are one of the largest groups of plants.
They offer color, shape, fragrance and seasonal textures. The variety is such that there are plants to suit all sizes and styles of garden.
Traditionally, perennials are grown in borders, using a wall or hedge as a backdrop to bring out all their splendor during summer.
But since most gardens are not large enough for long borders dedicated exclusively to perennials, they are usually planted in mixed borders and beds, along with shrubs, annuals, biennials, and bulbs that extend the season of interest.
How to plant
In this section we will learn how to plant Fuzzy Bolivian sage (Salvia oxyphora), know its needs in terms of soil, watering and sun exposure.
Fuzzy Bolivian sage (Salvia oxyphora) 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 oxyphora likes to grow in moist but well drained soil.
Fuzzy Bolivian sage (Salvia oxyphora) is a plant that should be grown in full sun or partial shade positions.