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Salvia regla 'Jame'

Family: Lamiaceae (lay-mee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Salvia (SAL-vee-uh) (Info)
Species: regla
Cultivar: Jame

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36-48 in. (90-120 cm)
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

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
Sun to Partial Shade


Bloom Color:

Bloom Time:
Late Summer/Early Fall
Mid Fall


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

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:
By dividing the rootball
From herbaceous stem cuttings
From softwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive marasri On Nov 15, 2013, marasri from Dripping Springs, TX wrote:

I have this plant growing in part shade under a small oak tree in alkaline limestone soil for about 8 years. It has survived the great Texas drought . It had some die back and I cut it back and now it is two years of great recovery. It also experienced stress when we had a year of 55" of rain followed by drought. I think its roots rotted and thenit had no way to deal with the drought. Hummers love it. It blooms a nice flush in Spring and a great flush in fall. I like to place it where the low autumn sun stabs a shaft under the oak and lights it up at sunset. The blooms go on fire. This is easy an easy plant for me. My soil has great drainage but is fairly infertile even with its leaf litter where it is at. I also have some growing with harsh afternoon sun on a rough area of limestone gravel and broken rocky soil. It grows slower and smaller there. But it lives without irrigation.

Positive ratchell26 On Nov 12, 2012, ratchell26 from Jacksonville, FL wrote:

As with all the sages, this one just keeps on blooming. During the summer the perennial is lush with leaves. In the fall (in Jacksonville) hundreds of reddish orange blooms adorn the plant. Mine has been blooming for almost 2 months!


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

Jacksonville, Florida
Dallas, Texas
Dripping Springs, Texas
Elgin, Texas
Liberty Hill, Texas

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