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Today's bloom is Salvia Species (Salvia exserta)

Bloom of the Day for October 27th, 2009:

Type of plant: Annuals, Perennials

Bloom color: Red-Orange

Bloom time of year: Mid Spring, Late Spring/Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer/Early Fall, Mid Fall

Sun requirements: Full Sun

Cold hardiness: Zone 9a to Zone 11

Height: 24-36 in. (60-90 cm), 36-48 in. (90-120 cm), 4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m), 6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing: 24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

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7 members have or want this plant for trade.

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bmuller wrote:
Beautiful shot--nice plant! I've never seen this salvia before.

GardenGuyKin wrote:
What a beauty! I may need to find this one for next year

Hemophobic wrote:
I second the above comments. Lovely blossoms.