Salvia, Hybrid Mexican Sage 'Raspberry Royale'

Salvia x jamensis

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

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:

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:

Magenta (Pink-Purple)

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Mid Fall

Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Aromatic

Smooth-Textured

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

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:

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

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Water Requirements:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Suitable for growing in containers

Regional

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

Concord, California

Deltona, Florida

Jacksonville, Florida

Hebron, Kentucky

Las Cruces, New Mexico

Chickasha, Oklahoma

Fort Worth, Texas

Houston, Texas

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Apr 2, 2003, carolynkelsea wrote:

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

Neutral

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.

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