Andean silver-leaf sage Salvia discolor

Andean silver-leaf sage


S. discolor is an erect perennial to 45cm in height, with ovate green leaves, white-hairy beneath; deep indigo-blue flowers 2.5cm in length with contrasting white-downy calyces

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      Andean silver-leaf sage

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Spread

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun, Partial Shade

  • scissorsPruning

    group 9 in spring

  • bambooSoil


  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Flower borders and beds Cut Flowers Low Maintenance Wall-side Borders Cottage & Informal Garden Gravel Garden Patio & Container Plants Wildlife Gardens Mediterranean Climate Plants

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by softwood cuttings in spring or semi-hardwood in late summer

  • insectPests

    Generally pest free

  • microbeDiseases

    Generally disease free