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Salvia x sylvestris 'Tanzerin'

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Family: Lamiaceae (lay-mee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Salvia (SAL-vee-uh) (Info)
Species: x sylvestris (sil-VESS-tris) (Info)
Cultivar: Tanzerin
Additional cultivar information: (aka Dancing Girl, Tnzerin)
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Category:
Perennials

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

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

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
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)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Pink
Dark Blue

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

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Herbaceous
Blue-Green
Aromatic

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:
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Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball
From softwood 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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1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive saya On Jun 12, 2008, saya from Heerlen
Netherlands (Zone 8b) wrote:

Received RHS AGM in 1996. Salvia sylvestris 'Tnzerin' makes a compact, bushy, herbaceous perennial, 90cm tall and 100cm spread. The inflorescence is elegant, just as its name suggests. Flowers are dark blue with a dark pink calyx. Pretty!



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