Yellow flowered salvias

mojorisin57(08816)November 11, 2004

has anyone grown a yellow flowered perennial salvia? if so, which species did you grow? where did you buy the plant/seed? how would you rate the plant? Also, has anyone ever grown an orange flowered perennial salvia? Are there any?

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Well, I'm growing salvia madrensis-flowers in late fall. Might grow to zone 7. I'm also growing salvia koyamae but only had it for short time. May be grown in zone 5 according to a list for salvias in Central North Carolina. Salvia x jamensis 'La Luna' also yellow. I had this one long time ago. I think there are at least two orange salvias.
A World of Salvias is a good source to get these salvias.

    Bookmark   November 11, 2004 at 3:10PM
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Salvia_guy(z8 OR)

There are a number of yellow flowered salvias. There also are orange or oeange/red salvias.

Check out my photo site for them.


Here is a link that might be useful: Salvia Photos

    Bookmark   November 14, 2004 at 2:36PM
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rich_dufresne(z7 NC)

Besides madrensis, there are the European sages S. glutinosa, S. nubicola, S. koyamae, S. nipponica (including var. Fuji Snow), and the hard to grow but stunning S. flava v. megalantha. The others are hardy into zone 5.

Hopefully, someone will bring into the USA the hybrid S. glutinosa x flava v. megalantha `Amber' It is showy and durable.

    Bookmark   November 23, 2004 at 11:48AM
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david_5311(Z 5b/6a SE Mich)

S. koymae is a beautiful, tough-as-nails primrose yellow salvia which is fully hardy into zone 5, maybe even zone 4. It blooms in Septmber and October and grows/blooms well in moderate full shade. Wonderful underutilized hardy shade groundcover.

    Bookmark   November 26, 2004 at 2:39PM
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njoynit(Z8b Coastal ~secluded)

I seen some new ones in plants delights.
I liked
California sunset(hybrid)peachy
dark sage dancer/dark reddish color
hot lips(microphyllia)red/white....neato

Does anyone grow the forsythia sage?they said 7 ft.are they for real?

    Bookmark   February 16, 2005 at 12:58PM
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They are right, the forsythia can grow that tall. Mine kind of leans on the ground. I liked the California sunset too which I ordered from them , I think it's the same as Cabrillo College lists it as Salvia'Cabrillo Sunrise'.

    Bookmark   February 16, 2005 at 2:17PM
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bouquet(z8 Dallas)

My salvia Madrensis was about 24" tall when I bought it in a gallon container last spring. By October it was over 8 ft with beautiful, long, yellow blooms. If I haven't already lost it, I'll be moving it over to give it more room. I'm not sure yet if it overwintered. I will definitely replace it if it didn't.

    Bookmark   February 17, 2005 at 11:38AM
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