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Salvia africana-lutea

   (Family: Lamiaceae)
   
Afrikaans: Bruinsalie, Sandsalie, Geelblomsalie English: Beach salvia, Dune salvia, Golden salvia  EDIT
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Plant Type: EDIT  Shrub
Height: 2m
Special properties:
  Drought Resistant (heavy)
  Frost Tolerant (light)
  Has Medicinal Uses
Rarity Status:
Common
   
Preferred position:
Full Sun
Tolerated soil:  
  Sand (coarse texture, drains easily)
 
Flowering time EDIT
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Flower colours
 
Brown
 
Yellow
 
Orange
Flower shape
 
  Polinator
  Bees, moths, sunbirds
  Flower info
  Flowering begins in early spring, and the bright yellow flowers soon fade to rusty-orange and then reddish brown. After the petals fall, the saucer-like calyx, which becomes papery with age, remains as an added attraction.
 
 
Leaf shape EDIT
Leaf margin
Leaf type
Leaf arrangement
Leaf texture Smooth
Bark / Stem type
 
  Leaf scent
  Aromatic
  Leaf info EDIT
  Evergreen
  Greyish-green foliage.
 
 
Sow seeds in Spring
 
  Seed info EDIT
 
 
 
Description EDIT
Salvia africana-lutea is an aromatic, hardy shrub with unusually coloured flowers borne over a long period. It is fairly fast-growing, up to 2 m and very attractive to wildlife.
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