Frost Hardy

Frost Hardy Salvias

Frost Hardy

These Salvias can withstand cold temperatures and frosty conditions.

Salvia aurea prostrate
Salvia aurea prostrata

Many frost hardy Salvias survive by becoming dormant in winter. Most of these type of Salvias are either rosette types, being herbaceous or are deciduous. Most  of the Frost hardy evergreen Salvias are either grey, lobed or have rugose  thick leaves, having evolved in  cold frosty areas.

Many Frost hardy species and varieties originate from South Africa, Mediterranean and the Middle Eastern Areas.

Most greggii/ microphylla  varieties will tolerate a light frost.

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