Do you think it is ok to put my Autumn Sage in the ground?

weenerdogg(Zone 7b)January 20, 2009

I've had it in the garage before it started freezing because I didn't want it to freeze. Its not getting much light though. I don't want it to die. Do you think it would be better off in the ground with the cold or in my garage without enough light? Thanks!

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rich_dufresne(z7 NC)

Depending on the size of the pots, they can easily take 20 to 25 degree lows. Below that, they will be fine in a garage for colder spells.

If temperatures in the garage get above 40 degrees for a lengthy time, look for defoliatiion as a sign they need to be moved outside.

    Bookmark   January 20, 2009 at 10:14AM
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hybridsage

I have seedlings of Salvia greggii germinate in fall
and make ot thru winter no problem I am 10-15 degree's
warmer than you. Plants in the ground will do better
than plants out in pots. I have already started prunning
back my S.greggii and S.microphylla's with out any
problems.
Art

    Bookmark   January 20, 2009 at 7:17PM
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