MG: Can you ID this Nov flowering shrub?

den_vic(BC Canada Z8b)November 14, 2006

Talk about a pounding after such a dry summer. Go figure that I can't burn until Dec in my area of Vic. I took this pic of a fragrant shrub that's flowering in a park here in Vic. Can you identify it?

Cheers

Here is a link that might be useful: Nov shrub

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clairabelle(z4 Quebec)

Could it be Chelone obliqua? I have one that looks alot like the photo and is still flowering as we speak.

    Bookmark   November 15, 2006 at 11:48AM
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marricgardens

I thought from the flowers that it might be some kind of sage. Do you think it might be Cherry Sage/Labiatae salvis greggii? Here's a pic. www.floridata.com/ref/S/salvia_gre.cfm. Good luck. Marric.

    Bookmark   November 15, 2006 at 4:22PM
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den_vic(BC Canada Z8b)

I looked up the names and Cherry Sage is a match. So they can flower twice (spring & fall) like some Rhodos. Even in cool, dark conditions.

Thanks to Clairabelle & Marric

    Bookmark   November 18, 2006 at 8:44PM
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