Salvia (Salvia microphylla 'Honey Rose') in the Salvias Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7a -17.8 °C (0 °F) to -15 °C (5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 48 inches
Plant Spread: 24 inches
Leaves: Other: Dark stems
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Orange
Other: Creamy tomato soup
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Pollinators: Bees
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots


What's Blooming in DecemberWhat's Blooming in December
December 17, 2011

Readers responded with an avalanche of photos to our call for blossoms from their gardens to publish in our December issue of What's Blooming. Thank you one and all! Before we take a look, though, let's hear from our Mystery Blossom Contest winner, Robin (Robynznest).

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'Honey Rose' was a featured
Plant of the Day for January 28, 2016.

Photo gallery:
Location: My property Sunset Zone 23 CaliforniaDate: 2011-11-07
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Location: My garden in Northern KYDate: 2014-06-26
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Location: My garden in Northern KYDate: 2014-06-27
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Location: My garden in Northern KYDate: 2014-07-24
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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My Mail Order Plants For 2014 by Marilyn Mar 4, 2015 6:40 PM 57
Salvia 'Honey Rose' by Marilyn Nov 29, 2013 4:56 PM 2
Salvia 'Amistad' by FBTS Jul 22, 2013 10:21 PM 35
Talking Salvias by Marilyn Nov 11, 2013 9:54 PM 250
WooHoo! Salvia! by wcgypsy Mar 20, 2017 3:54 AM 112
The Joys of Collecting Salvias by zuzu Apr 21, 2019 10:51 PM 97

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