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Salvia lyrata (Lyre-Leaved Sage) Wildflower Seeds

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Native SpeciesEasy to GrowFull SunMedium SoilAttracts Hummingbirds
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Origin: US Native Wildflower

Other Common Names: Cancer Weed

Duration: Perennial

Bloom Time: Early Spring

Height: 12 in to 18 in

Spacing: 12 in to 15 in

Light: Full Sun

Soil Moisture: Medium

USDA Zone: 5a-10b

Germination: No pre-treatment needed. Sow seeds just below soil surface at 70F and water.

Seeds Per Oz: 15000

An attractive member of the mint family! Spikes of violet flowers grow 1 to 2 feet tall from a basal rosette of leaves. The leaves have the approximate shape of a lyre, hence the name. Lyre-leaved Sage can also be mowed to keep as a low ground cover! American Indians used the root as a salve for sores. Whole plant tea was used for colds, coughs, and nervous debility. Used as a folk remedy for cancer and warts.

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Note: Many wildflowers can grow in areas outside of their natural range.


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