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Salvia greggii 'Coral'

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

Perennials

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 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:

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Coral/Apricot

Bloom Time:

Late Winter/Early Spring

Mid Spring

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Mid Fall

Late Fall/Early Winter

Foliage:

Evergreen

Other details:

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

Flowers are fragrant

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:

By dividing the rootball

From leaf cuttings

From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse

By air layering

Seed Collecting:

Collect seedhead/pod when flowers fade; allow to dry

Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Regional

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

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Lamar, Arkansas

Hebron, Kentucky

Latonia, Kentucky

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

College Station, Texas

Columbus, Texas

Dallas, Texas

Fort Worth, Texas

Hurst, Texas

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Gardeners' Notes:

3
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RatingContent
Positive

On Mar 9, 2006, SisterClay from Hurst, TX (Zone 7b) wrote:

This is a great plant for xeriscape gardens in North Texas. Mine is in full sun and I never have to water it.

It stays green all winter long while all of my other perennials have died. It is always the first plant in my garden to bloom in the late winter/early spring.

Positive

On Oct 17, 2004, tazzy from Sand Springs, OK (Zone 7a) wrote:

had for ten years ,it is good plant for back ground for iris.i cut to grown every two to thee years to keep from getting to woody

Positive

On Apr 5, 2003, carolynkelsea wrote:

Attracts hummingbirds, lovely color, very easy and drought tolerant in zone 9.