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Salvia greggii 'Silke's Dream'

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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 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)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 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

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive BajaBlue 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

Regional...

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

Hebron, Kentucky
Sanford, North Carolina
Allen, Texas



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