Help with id of possible S. splendens seedlings?

merlcat(7a)May 15, 2013

HI there!
I am hoping someone can tell me if I have seedlings of salvia in the garden. Regular red annual salvia, S. splendis, I believe?

I have had them re-seed before, so I know it is possible, but I'm cleaning up the garden and can't tell if these may possibly be them again.

I had to use my phone for the pictures so they are not so hot, but perhaps they are good enough to get an idea if they could possibly be salvia.

Thank you so much!

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rich_dufresne(z7 NC)

If the leaves come out in pairs, it could be a Salvia. If the leaves come out one to a node, it definitely isn't. The paired leaves should be symmetrical, but can be out of balance for the first few pairs.

It's hard to tell without a closeup of the nodes on the stem.

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