Salvia, Hybrid Sage, Ornamental Sage 'Christine Yeo'

Salvia

Family: Lamiaceae (lay-mee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Salvia (SAL-vee-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Christine Yeo
Additional cultivar information:(aka Salvia microphylla x chamaedryoides)
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Category:

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

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)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Violet/Lavender

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Mid Fall

Late Fall/Early Winter

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From semi-hardwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Suitable for growing in containers

Regional

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

Fallbrook, California

Glendora, California

Hebron, Kentucky

Copperas Cove, Texas

Redmond, Washington

Seattle, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Positive

On Jul 16, 2012, Sandwichkatexan from Copperas Cove, TX wrote:

So far so good ! Only been in the ground two days and already has new growth I hope the flower color is similar to the purple blue bootnall has I cant wait !

Positive

On Sep 24, 2009, Leehallfae from Seattle, WA wrote:

Salvia Christine Yeo blooms from July to the first frost, and size is 2 1/2 feet by 2 1/2 feet. Plant it in sun, with well-drained soil, and do not prune it until spring.

Neutral

On Mar 21, 2008, distantkin from Saint Cloud, MN (Zone 4b) wrote:

This Salvia is a hybrid of S. microphylla and S. chamaedryoides. It originates from the garden of Christine Yeo in Devon. It is a compact shrub measuring around 2 ft x 2ft, flowering from late May until frost and it likes full sun or partial shade. The flowers are various shades of purple.

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