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Perennials: Salvia x "Raspberry Truffle'

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Gautier, MS

October 22, 2012
6:57 AM

Post #9312026

Just wanted to post a picture of my Salvia x 'Raspberry Truffle' first flower to open. It's been quite a few years since I've grown it but happy to have it again.

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Candor, NC

October 24, 2012
8:34 PM

Post #9314649

Aha! where did you get it from?

Also, how did your sages do this summer with either little or too much rain?
Gautier, MS

October 25, 2012
7:00 AM

Post #9314877

Hi Rich, I got it from Flowers by the Sea.

I'll have to say that I lost some of my salvias in pots but the ones on the ground did fine. I have a few microphyllas, loads of coccineas and mexicanas. Also Yvonnes salvia splenden and Wendy's Wish has done well. Subrotunda I grew from seed kind of late so it started blooming in Sept. and some like Big Swing has not bloomed but I have it in my gh. We did have quite a bit of rain at one point during Aug. I think.

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Gautier, MS

May 17, 2014
6:41 AM

Post #9841213

Once again 'Raspberry Truffle' first bloom and salvia Amistad.

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United Kingdom

May 17, 2014
10:19 AM

Post #9841348

I have Raspberry Truffle here in the UK. It is in flower now, and is stunningly beautiful. I read that it is winter-flowering, so I am not complaining! The small plant which I brought home was from the southern hemisphere...perhaps it thinks it is still there??? (Though it originally came from California.)
Gautier, MS

May 17, 2014
3:35 PM

Post #9841615

I agree Robin, I bought this salvia from FBTS this year again. Love the color, will try to get cuttings started so I don't end up loosing the main plant again. This year I'm trying to grow more salvias.
Candor, NC

May 17, 2014
9:18 PM

Post #9841871

You can thank Andy Maycen for finding this hybrid and getting it into distribution.
Gautier, MS

May 18, 2014
7:55 AM

Post #9842134

Thank you Andy for your great find and sharing with all the salvia lovers.

Thank you also Rich and Robin for your contributions too, and a few others that keep us wanting for more salvias.

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