Lyre Leaf Sage

Lyre-Leaf Sage

Companion Items/
Varieties

 'Big Red Sage'

 'Tropical Sage'

 'Bog Sage'

 'Mountain Sage'

 'Cedar Sage'

 'Mexican Bush Sage'

 'Giant Sage'

 'Mealy Sage'

 'Gregg's Salvia'

 'Indigo Spires'

 
 

 

Common Name: Lyre Leaf Sage
Botanical Name: Salvia lyrata
Plant Type: Perennial
USDA Hardiness Zone: 7
AHS Heat Zone: 12 to 1
Light Requirements: Partial Shade; Full Shade
Water Usage: Low, Medium
Soil Type: Any
Height:  1 to 1 1/2 ft.
Spread: 1 ft.
Season of Bloom: February to April
Bloom Color: Light Blue
Deciduous/Evergreen: Deciduous
Native TX Plant: Native
Wildlife Value: Butterflies (nectar source)

Lyre Leaf Sage prefers shade to partial shade and is a good substitute for Ajuga. Foliage is green with purple veins and jagged, wavy edges. Flowers are light blue and are on stalks above the foliage in early spring. Grows 12" - 18" tall and makes an outstanding aggressive groundcover. Grows in most any soil.


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