Salvia ID Help Please

JGGNFebruary 9, 2014

Hi! So I am in USDA Z9 (in California) and this salvia has had basically no frost damage (despite 15 degree F nights) and has been blooming all year when pretty much no others around here have been blooming like it. The leaves are slightly fuzzy with wavy margins. The stems and leaves are slightly sticky. It is very drought tolerant. It is about 2 feet tall right now.

Thanks!

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
kermitc

Salvia tingitana

    Bookmark   February 9, 2014 at 7:38PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
JGGN

Thank you!

Do you a variety/cultivar name for this one?

    Bookmark   February 12, 2014 at 5:12PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
kermitc

I have never seen any variation whatsoever in this species. Have grown hundreds from seed - all are basically identical. So no, there are not clones of this with varietal names.

    Bookmark   February 14, 2014 at 2:27PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
JGGN

So it seems that this salvia is actually S. disermas alba. Has anyone worked with them?

    Bookmark   February 26, 2014 at 4:27PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
CA Sages in Bloom
There's a canyon I jog through that is full of sages....
anygreen
California Native Sage Festival--March 28, 2015
At Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden in Claremont, Ca....
Tessiess, SoCal Inland, 9b, 1272' elev
Will Salvia apiana White Sage grow in Pennsylvania
I am interested in trying to grow a Sage that I saw...
grandprix1
I need plants ofb Salvia Apiana.
I left my place in California and have had no luck...
Designed Excellence
Salvia ID
I can't remember which salvia this is. I planted "maraschino...
rubyhum
Sponsored Products
Stationery Tin with Personalized Notes
Grandin Road
Caviar Metallic Cleo 24" Wide Pendant Chandelier
Lamps Plus
Soho Chocolate and Red Rectangular: 5 Ft. x 8 Ft. Rug
$270.95 | Bellacor
Queen Sateen White Goose Down Pillow with Piping - Medium
$83.50 | FRONTGATE
Stained Glass Sunflowers Tiffany Style Table Lamps
ParrotUncle
Eurostyle Cyd Adjustable Height Bar/ Counter Stool in White
Beyond Stores
K:2 Swivel Office/Dining Chair - KOI
$1,850.00 | HORNE
Samson 25W x 19D in. Quartz Single Sink Vanity Top with Biscuit Bowl - Q2519-3A-
$421.99 | Hayneedle
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™