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Which Salvia is this?

Posted by jenn729 NH (My Page) on
Sun, Jul 1, 07 at 8:34

Can someone help Id this, and possibly tell me how best to care for it? A helper at the nursery told me to pinch it back for new growth, but I'm lost. Where to pinch, and will ther be any new growth this late in season?

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RE: Which Salvia is this?

Looks like one of the many forms of Salvia nemorosa.
Cutting back dead flowering stems should encourage new flowering ones.

RE: Which Salvia is this?

If the leaves are kinda leathery it could be Salvia x superba "Meadow Queen". If it is, you can just snap off the dead spike and it will rebloom until frost.

RE: Which Salvia is this?

that is my favorite salvia, I have 2 and didn't know the name either!!!

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