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Cedar Sage, Roemer's Sage
Salvia roemeriana 'Hot Trumpets'

Family: Lamiaceae (lay-mee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Salvia (SAL-vee-uh) (Info)
Species: roemeriana (ro-mer-ee-AH-nuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Hot Trumpets
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Tropicals and Tender Perennials


6-12 in. (15-30 cm)


12-15 in. (30-38 cm)


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


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Bloom Color:


Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Late Spring/Early Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Mid Fall

Late Fall/Early Winter


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Soil pH requirements:

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Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse

Seed Collecting:

Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

Foliage Color:

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Bloom Characteristics:

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

Flowers are fragrant

Water Requirements:

Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Where to Grow:

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

Alameda, California

Barbourville, Kentucky

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

North Augusta, South Carolina

Belton, Texas

Vashon, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:


On Aug 31, 2010, colchie from Vashon, WA (Zone 8a) wrote:

Grew this from seed this year. Some plants had very insignificant flowers, and some were very dramatic. I hope it winters over, but will save seed from the dramatic ones only!


On Jan 23, 2008, Susan_C from Alameda, CA (Zone 9b) wrote:

A small compact salvia that can take some shade and blooms year-round in my climate. It was very easy to start from seed and bloomed the first year.


On Sep 29, 2006, Gina_Rose from Hollywood, FL (Zone 10b) wrote:

I'd love to grow it, if someone has some!
Details on this plant:
Native to Central Texas in shady, moist areas.
If in full sun, make sure you keep the soil relatively moist, or else grow in part shade with regular watering.

Surface sow seeds.