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PlantFiles: Sage
Salvia 'Allen Chickering'

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Family: Lamiaceae (lay-mee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Salvia (SAL-vee-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Allen Chickering

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Category:
Perennials
Shrubs

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:
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:
Blue-Violet
Violet/Lavender
Purple

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

Foliage:
Evergreen
Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured

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

Soil pH requirements:
5.1 to 5.5 (strongly acidic)
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
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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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral saltcedar On Mar 24, 2005, saltcedar from Austin, TX (Zone 8b) wrote:

deleted Moved to Salvia 'Pozo Blue' description.

Positive daisyavenue On Aug 27, 2004, daisyavenue from Long Beach, CA (Zone 10b) wrote:

This is a truly lovely hybrid of Salvia clevelandii (Cleveland Sage)and Salvia leucophylla (Purple Sage). These do not transplant well so take care if attempting to divide the rootball. Propagation by cuttings is easy and the plant will do better.

Regional...

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

Tucson, Arizona
Elk Grove, California
Fairfield, California
Knights Landing, California
Livermore, California
Long Beach, California
Palm Springs, California



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