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Salvia regla

Family: Lamiaceae (lay-mee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Salvia (SAL-vee-uh) (Info)
Species: regla

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4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

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

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Bloom Color:

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall
Mid Fall
Late Fall/Early Winter


Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

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:

Propagation Methods:
From softwood cuttings
From semi-hardwood cuttings
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

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2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive jameso On Nov 20, 2013, jameso from Longview, TX wrote:

Pretty heavy bloomer in late fall and can stand East Texas cold weather. Butterflies , especially the sulphurs and fritillaries really love it so when I dig up my other less hardy plants (pentas and porterweed) I still have a strong attractant.

Positive Cocobalanga On Oct 24, 2012, Cocobalanga from Viviers
France wrote:

I grow this Salvia since 10 years, outside in my Mediterranéenne climate of Ardéche, France, and it is 2,50 m high and has supported -12°C with no problems.Quite a gorgeous in flower


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

American Canyon, California
Clayton, California
Richmond, California
Salinas, California
Arlington, Texas
Belton, Texas
Dallas, Texas
De Leon, Texas
Longview, Texas
New Braunfels, Texas
Rowlett, Texas
San Antonio, Texas
Waxahachie, Texas

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