Agastache and Salvias forum→Anyone grow this salvia...zone 8 lower and any suggestions?

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Name: Sheridragonfly/Sheri
Alabama (Zone 8b)
Salvias Celebrating Gardening: 2015
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Sheridragonfly
Mar 8, 2020 11:40 AM CST
I need a salvia about this size and color.


(Pink Tehuacan Sage)

In the right corner of this flower bed...the flower bed photo is this week
just cleaned and weeded it it...March 5 2020

That end of the flower bed is the driest soil and gets half day full sun
and some filtered aft sun..

I would like to know if this salvia can tolerate very hot days and high
humidity..

(Pink Tehuacan Sage)

I like Amistad but its a purple and grows too high and wide in my area..
I have black and blue ..the saliva and it flourishes here in the moist
part of my flower bed below..Have had it for 10 years... It gets part sun
in am and aft shade..in the left side of this flower bed..

I need a contrast of red salvia or hot pink salvia on the far right of this bed.
I will be pulling up the two dead butterfly bushes ..so I need a salvia to go
to the right of the green ring that you see..

Thanks Sheridragonfly zone 8 lower end
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Name: Joseph
Delaware USA (Zone 7a)
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Gerris2
Mar 8, 2020 6:40 PM CST
I've not grown it, but it sounds lovely after reading the information on the following page:

https://www.fbts.com/salvia-cu...

It would be worth trialing it in your location. Some Mexican species bloom in our winter but the description mentioned it blooms during our spring and summer.
Melbourne, Australia
tubman55
Mar 19, 2020 9:42 PM CST

On very hot days the flowers and leaves tend to droop, so morning sun is ideal. Does well when planted amongst similar sized plants where it is given some protection.
Name: Sheridragonfly/Sheri
Alabama (Zone 8b)
Salvias Celebrating Gardening: 2015
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Sheridragonfly
Jul 13, 2020 12:29 PM CST
the only salvia that grows great for me in this heat 102 heat index today
and humid..

in sun from 9 am to 3pm is Black and blue
and those in that family


The picture of black and blue was in may
by sept its a huge salvia here...
and hard to divide and dig
takes muscle power! LOL

have tried many salvias and if I were in zone 7 they would work well.

I can not grow Agastache either ...nor many perennials
due to days over 90 and humid...

No afternoon sun but just too hot.
Sheridragonfly

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Name: Eric
Hawthorne, fl (Zone 9a)
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Miamiu
Jul 13, 2020 6:21 PM CST
Amazing salvia bush.
Name: Marilyn
Kentucky (Zone 6a)
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Marilyn
Jul 15, 2020 10:01 PM CST
Sheridragonfly

Wonderful pics and wonderful garden.
Welcome to the Agastache and Salvias Forum!

Hummingbirds are beautiful flying jewels in the garden!


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