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MG: Can you ID this Nov flowering shrub?

Posted by den_vic BC Canada Z8b (My Page) on
Tue, Nov 14, 06 at 0:40

Talk about a pounding after such a dry summer. Go figure that I can't burn until Dec in my area of Vic. I took this pic of a fragrant shrub that's flowering in a park here in Vic. Can you identify it?

Cheers

Here is a link that might be useful: Nov shrub


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RE: MG: Can you ID this Nov flowering shrub?

Could it be Chelone obliqua? I have one that looks alot like the photo and is still flowering as we speak.


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RE: MG: Can you ID this Nov flowering shrub?

  • Posted by marric Z5b Ontario (My Page) on
    Wed, Nov 15, 06 at 16:22

I thought from the flowers that it might be some kind of sage. Do you think it might be Cherry Sage/Labiatae salvis greggii? Here's a pic. www.floridata.com/ref/S/salvia_gre.cfm. Good luck. Marric.


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Thanks for the ID

I looked up the names and Cherry Sage is a match. So they can flower twice (spring & fall) like some Rhodos. Even in cool, dark conditions.

Thanks to Clairabelle & Marric


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