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Salvia Lyrata

Botanical Name:

Salvia lyrata

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Soil
Acid or calcareous sands, loams, or clays, well-drained or not.
Heat Tolerant
yes
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug

Plant Type

Herb/Forb, Ground Cover, Herb, Native Plant, Perennial, Wildflower

Lifespan

Perennial

Plant Height

1-3 ft.

Flower

1" bright blue, white or violet flowers in whorls along the upper part of the plant from April to May., Flowers 1 inch long, Pale blue to lavender to white in color. In Texas, blooms for 4 or 5 weeks in spring.

Fruit

Tan. Blooms from May to July., Tan

Benefits
Ornamental

An adaptable ground cover or perennial flower that can be mowed and has attractive foliage and blooms.

Attracts

Butterflies

Hummingbirds

Taxonomy

Order

Lamiales

Family

Lamiaceae

Genus

Salvia

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