Salvia 'Russian Blue Lights'

pauline13(z7 TX)May 24, 2009

A gardening friend gave me some dark blue salvia the other day from her yard. She insists that it is called 'Russian Blue Lights' and that is definitely not 'Black and Blue.' A Google search does not turn up any salvias called 'Russian Blue Lights.' Have any of you heard of a salvia by this or a similar name?

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
ginibee(z9bFL Brevard)

Could she have said 'Russian Blue Spire' instead?

    Bookmark   May 27, 2009 at 2:40PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
pauline13(z7 TX)

She didn't say that, but perhaps, that is what she meant. However, after looking up Russian Blue Spire, I think this one is darker. It's color seems to be more like that of Black and Blue. In her yard, it stands about 4 feet tall. I have a photo of it, but it's not close enough to really see the flower color. I guess I'm going to go with Russian Blue Spire. I don't know what else it could be.

    Bookmark   May 27, 2009 at 5:02PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

The fact that it was sold to your friend as 'Russian Blue Spire' doesn't, of course, mean that it IS that. If you think it's 'Black and Blue' it probably is, sold under the wrong name. Happens all the time,

    Bookmark   June 18, 2009 at 7:10PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Salvia ID
I can't remember which salvia this is. I planted "maraschino...
Can I winter sow Salvia 'Clary Mix'? Or do I need a greenhouse?
I have salvia 'Clary Mix'? Does anyone have experience...
Help with ID, please
Reposted from Name that Plant Forum I planted this,...
help identify this plant please!!!
Hi fellow garden enthusiasts! Can anyone help me identify...
Salvia X Trident Questions
How should I treat this one. Like a hot desert Salvia....
wantonamara Z8 CenTex
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™