Salvia madrensis (Forsythia sage)
The big surprise of all Salvias is the winter hardy Salvia madrensis, it survives where others fear to go. Excellent Fall color in the cottage garden when other plants are fading out.
An attractive yellow flowering species, Salvia madrensis puts on a great display of flowers in Fall through to Winter. Large heart-shaped foliage is an added attraction throught he season.
The bright yellow flowers appear from fall through to winter and as they appear on tall spikes it is a plant that has impact in the border or cottage garden.
Over time it will spread by underground rhizomes to form a large clump.