Agastache and Salvias forum: Salvia splendens 'Faye Chappell'

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Name: Donald
Eastland county, Texas (Zone 8a)
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Sep 20, 2014 5:33 PM CST
I bought it for the hummingbirds. They did appreciate it, too. I really like the blooms, but the plant looks like an unattractive weed to me and it threw tantrums if it got even a tiny bit dry. However, I have it stuffed in among some overgrown Schefleras and behind some tall cannas and a huge pot of Asparagus meyeri, so the weedy growth wasn't noticeable. Those red blooms are noticeable, though.

Name: Debra
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Sep 20, 2014 6:26 PM CST
Like the photograph, Donald. Thumbs up
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Name: Marilyn
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Sep 21, 2014 9:43 PM CST


I agree

I'm growing Faye Chappell and I love the red blooms on it also. Thumbs up
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