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Salvia greggii 'Raspberry Royale'

Family: Lamiaceae (lay-mee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Salvia (SAL-vee-uh) (Info)
Species: greggii (GREG-ee-eye) (Info)
Cultivar: Raspberry Royale
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Category:

Perennials

Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 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

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Magenta (Pink-Purple)

Bloom Time:

Mid Fall

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Aromatic

Smooth-Textured

Other details:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

7.9 to 8.5 (alkaline)

Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

From softwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:

Bag seedheads to capture ripening seed

Seed does not store well; sow as soon as possible

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Regional

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

Concord, California

Deltona, Florida

Jacksonville, Florida

Hebron, Kentucky

Chickasha, Oklahoma

Fort Worth, Texas

Houston, Texas

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Gardeners' Notes:

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On Apr 2, 2003, carolynkelsea wrote:

Beautiful color, loves sun, heat & drought tolerant, blooms spring through fall in zone 9

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On May 10, 2002, talinum from Kearney, NE (Zone 5a) wrote:

This plant has beautiful magenta flowers, although I have seen some variation in color. It was very easy to propagate with softwood cuttings in the greenhouse in early spring. I am anxious to see how it does in zone 5 where it will be used as an annual.