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Horminum Sage

Salvia viridis
Horminum Sage is a hardy annual native to the Mediterranean region. It was grown in Britian as an ornamental in the sixteenth century and illustrated by John Gerard in 1633. Horminum Sage also has a number of traditional medicinal and culinary uses.Horminum Sage grows to 1 or 2 feet with a neat, tuft-like crown of sage-like leaves and a striking top-knot of colorful bracts in delicate hues of pink, blue, and purple. It is useful in flower borders and as an edging plant.
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Growth Type: 
Annual
Color(s): 
Purple
Hardiness Zones: 
Zone 1, Zone 2, Zone 3, Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9, Zone 10
Location at Monticello: 
West Lawn
Planting Conditions: 
Partial Shade
Blooming History: 
May 25, 2001 to July 7, 2001May 13, 2002 to July 12, 2002May 6, 2003 to July 17, 2003May 25, 2004 to July 19, 2004May 19, 2005 to July 20, 2005May 24, 2006 to July 20, 2006May 15, 2007 to July 6, 2007May 28, 2008 to July 11, 2008May 29, 2009 to July 31, 2009May 10, 2010 to August 1, 2010May 3, 2012 to July 20, 2012May 16, 2014 to July 31, 2014May 11, 2015 to August 1, 2015June 3, 2016 to August 5, 2016July 5, 2019

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