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Salvia greggii 'Coral'

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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: Coral

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Category:
Alpines and Rock Gardens
Perennials
Shrubs

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:
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:
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:
Unknown - Tell us

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

Profile:

3 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive SisterClay 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 tazzy 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 carolynkelsea On Apr 5, 2003, carolynkelsea wrote:

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

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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