Salvia dorrii locations etc...
It has been a while since I Posted, but I wanted to give a little update on my project. I have been trying to grow both dorrii and pachyphylla in an area where they are not. I really don't know why there is no dorrii is Shelter Valley, CA as it would seem to be a perfect location. If anybody has any ideas I would be very interested!!!!! I have had very marginal success in getting dorrii established. I can get the seeds started and plants up to about 2" and transplant them into the ground. Most perish at that point. So, I am wondering if anybody can tell me where I could find some native stands? Maybe I can learn something from looking at them in the wild! I will be headed down HWY 395 from Bishop to Landcaster in about 2 weeks. I would greatly appreciate if somebody could give me some coordinates or...? of some dorrii locations. An email works great as well.
Now for the success!!!!The pachyphylla have been a different story!!!! I have some bushes that are now 14" x 14" and were just beginning to bloom when I had to leave on a trip for a month. I sure hope they're still blooming when I get back!!!!!!! I would like to post some photos if they still are, and wonder if anybody could send me in the right direction on how to do this!
I also planted 12 'Mulberry Flame' and they seem to be taking off, so will be excited on updating you all on this!
Many thanks for the advice and help, both past and present!!!