Definition of salvia
: any of a large and widely distributed genus (Salvia) of herbs and shrubs of the mint family having a 2-lipped open calyx and two anthers; especially : one (S. splendens) with scarlet flowers
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This method also works for salvias and many other non-woody perennial plants.
Some like corn, beans and sunflowers can be sown directly in the ground but others including tomatoes, broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, marigolds and salvias are best started as transplants in containers.
Pentas, lantana, verbena, zinnia, salvias, Mexican butterfly weed and buddleia are excellent flowering plants to attract butterflies to your garden this summer.
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Medical Definition of salvia
1 capitalized : a genus of widely distributed herbs or shrubs of the mint family (Labiatae) including the sage (S. officinalis)
2: any herb or shrub of the genus Salvia
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