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PlantFiles: Mexican Sage
Salvia mexicana 'Lollie Jackson'

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Family: Lamiaceae (lay-mee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Salvia (SAL-vee-uh) (Info)
Species: mexicana (meks-sih-KAY-nuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Lollie Jackson

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Category:
Perennials

Height:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:
36-48 in. (90-120 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)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Blue-Violet

Bloom Time:
Mid Fall

Foliage:
Herbaceous
Blue-Green

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

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:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball
From herbaceous stem cuttings

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive RonniePitman On Mar 21, 2006, RonniePitman wrote:

In Zone 8b Austin, Texas, dies back to the ground in winter; returns from the roots in spring.
September 2007 update: our plant is 7 feet tall this year, and 9 feet across. Hummingbirds visit the blooms frequently.

Regional...

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

Raleigh, North Carolina
Conway, South Carolina
Austin, Texas (2 reports)
Richmond, Texas
Spring Branch, Texas



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