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Salvia greggii 'Flame'

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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: Flame

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Category:
Perennials
Shrubs

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 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)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Scarlet (Dark Red)

Bloom Time:
Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:
Evergreen

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball
From softwood cuttings
From seed; sow indoors before last frost
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Bag seedheads to capture ripening seed
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
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
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive Marilynbeth On Feb 9, 2007, Marilynbeth from Hebron, KY wrote:

Love it! First time growing it last year and it won't be the last. Got 2 plants of it at local Lowe's store. I'm hoping I can get it to survive the Winter and come up in 2007. Beautiful red color, not like the 'orangey' red it looks in 2 of my photos (the morning sun was shining on them).

Regional...

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

Citrus Heights, California
Fairfield, California
Paradise, California
Sacramento, California
Douglas, Georgia
Hebron, Kentucky
Bethlehem, North Carolina
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Cedar Valley, Oklahoma
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Elgin, Texas
Fort Worth, Texas



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