Autumn Sage, Cherry Sage, Gregg's Sage, Texas Sage
Salvia greggii 'Silke's Dream'

Family: Lamiaceae (lay-mee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Salvia (SAL-vee-uh) (Info)
Species: greggii (GREG-ee-eye) (Info)
Cultivar: Silke's Dream
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Category:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:

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

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Red

Scarlet (Dark Red)

Coral/Apricot

Red-Orange

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Mid Fall

Late Fall/Early Winter

Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:

Unknown - Tell us

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Hebron, Kentucky

Sanford, North Carolina

Allen, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Positive

On Mar 15, 2010, BajaBlue from Rancho Santa Rita, TX (Zone 8a) wrote:

This is a cross between Salvia darcyi and Salvia microphylla.

A sturdy salvia that will delight your hummingbirds and butterflies.
Grow in full sun and enjoy the rich coral/orange/reddish flowers as
they continue to bloom all summer and fall. It needs well drained soil.

Blooms: Summer to Frost
Zone: 7-10
Height: 2-3 Feet
Width: 2-3 feet
Flower Color: Coral/red