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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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18-24 in. (45-60 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


Bloom Color:
Magenta (Pink-Purple)

Bloom Time:
Mid Fall


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:
Unknown - Tell us

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

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1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive carolynkelsea On Apr 2, 2003, carolynkelsea wrote:

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

Neutral talinum 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.


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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