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Salvia greggii 'Rose Pink'

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Family: Lamiaceae (lay-mee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Salvia (SAL-vee-uh) (Info)
Species: greggii (GREG-ee-eye) (Info)
Cultivar: Rose Pink

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Category:
Alpines and Rock Gardens
Herbs
Perennials
Shrubs

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

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

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Rose/Mauve
Red

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall
Mid Fall
Late Fall/Early Winter

Foliage:
Evergreen
Blue-Green
Aromatic
Smooth-Textured

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)
7.9 to 8.5 (alkaline)

Patent Information:
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Propagation Methods:
From softwood cuttings
From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive hanna1 On Jul 15, 2005, hanna1 from Castro Valley, CA (Zone 9a) wrote:

Intense electric rose pink flowers, dark sepals. Well drained soil. Blooms all season until frost.
It is a member of the Hibiscus family. Native to Texas and Mexico. Upright to mounding in habit. Blooms May to November. Best Sages for low hedges, cut back spent flowers periodically, pinching & prunning thru the growing season. Hardy to 15F. Grey-green foliage. Drought and heat resistant when established.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Castro Valley, California
San Leandro, California
Pensacola, Florida
Winter Springs, Florida
Indianapolis, Indiana
Georgetown, Texas (2 reports)



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