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Salvia taraxacifolia

Posted by ramazz 7b (My Page) on
Sat, Jun 2, 07 at 22:19

Here is salvia taraxacifolia,which I started from seed this year. This is the only one that is blooming so far. It has a citrus smell which is very pleasant.

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Becky


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RE: Salvia taraxacifolia

The form I got from Ginny Hunt has a scent that is citrus-like, but I characterize it as having the scent of old-fashioned Lava soap, which had some grit in it to help remove oil and grease.


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RE: Salvia taraxacifolia

My dad always used Lava soap so I know what your mean about the grit, but I don't remember what it smelled like! Does your plant have the same color flowers?


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Pretty much, but there is also a little yellow in the throat as I recall.


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RE: Salvia taraxacifolia

  • Posted by gerris2 Zone 7a Delaware (My Page) on
    Sun, Jun 10, 07 at 22:24

That's one of the nicest pics of this species I have seen, Becky, congrats!

Joseph


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RE: Salvia taraxacifolia

Joseph:

It is one of your grandchildren again! Glad you like it! I have multiple plants so I will save the seeds, since I think they are not tolerant of our winters.

Becky


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