texas sage question

hester_2009September 5, 2012

I hope someone can tell me why my texas sage plants haven't bloomed for over a year! I have some shrubs and one that is trained as a tree, and while they bloomed when I put them in at first, no blooms since. I've fed them and they look very healthy although the color changed from silver to pale green. (I think there are two varieties of this plant,,correct?)

Should I give them another shot of food or just give up and enjoy them for the texture?

Thanks

Hester

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flintknapper(9a)

This is from TAMU web site. Texas sage grows best in full sun in well drained alkaline soil. It tolerates extreme heat and poor soil, but not acidic or boggy conditions. I hope this info helps you.

    Bookmark   September 5, 2012 at 2:32PM
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ritaweeda

I think this was a bad year for them here with all the rain. Mine haven't bloomed much, either. I think they bloom the best after a long dry spell. I still enjoy them and I'm willing to tolerate it.

    Bookmark   September 5, 2012 at 3:45PM
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gardengimp(9B Seminole Cnty FL)

I thought they did not like much fertilizer?

Dianne

    Bookmark   September 6, 2012 at 10:26AM
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MuscledBear(10a)

I just bought one and was told when I bought it they want really dry conditions. And will bloom shortly after rains, after dry periods.

    Bookmark   September 6, 2012 at 8:36PM
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