anybody else growing Salvia sinaloensis

Adam_Moore(z8 Tx)May 19, 2005

Just got one and looking to find out what I can expect from it.

I have it in a big pot for now, but hoping to make a few cutings so I can have several for a new bed I'm planning for next spring.

Adam

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skrip(z9/sun19/SoCal.)

to me its like a small groundcover as opposed to a regular plant. It just crawls in the same area year after year. about 1 foot or so tall and maybe 3 feet round.

    Bookmark   May 19, 2005 at 12:43PM
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sarahbn(z6Pa.)

I bought three of them last week at a herb sale ones in bloom already they are very tiny not sure where to put them so they are still in their pots along with salvia discolor. Sarah

    Bookmark   May 20, 2005 at 1:43PM
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chargreen(TX/Aus)

This is my third year with Salvia sinaloensis. I have it planted on a slight slope on a east facing bed. I agree with Skrip as it has stayed in the same area except for a little underground creeping to the surrounding area. From a four inch pot until now it is maybe 2 1/2 feet in diameter. It doesn't bloom as much as I would like but the foliage looks good year round. The low growth and low maintenance makes it a great plant for the front corner of my bed.

    Bookmark   May 20, 2005 at 3:59PM
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skrip(z9/sun19/SoCal.)

Yeah, depending on your shade/sun conditions, it will affect the color of the foliage from purple to green. The blue color of the blooms is one of the best tru-blues out there. Problem is the blooms are small and as Chargreen mentions, it doesnt bloom enough!

    Bookmark   May 20, 2005 at 4:49PM
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