Plant ID forum: Bog Sage?

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Name: Michele Roth
N.E. Indiana - Zone 5b
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chelle
Nov 20, 2012 10:37 AM CST
Zone 5/6 Northeastern Indiana.
Should be of seeds from trade marked "Bog Sage".
W/S in February 2012.


Plant grew to about 42" tall, and began blooming in mid-summer. Blooms are extremely tiny, and positioned only along the stalk.
Their placement made them extremely difficult to photograph well; I must have taken 50 of them trying to get a good close-up. Hilarious!

Top third of plant..


Best I could do on the fuzzy little blooms...


Thanks, in advance! Smiling
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Name: Lori
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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growitall
Nov 20, 2012 10:48 AM CST
I"d suggest Leonurus cardiaca, motherwort:
http://www.google.ca/search?q=...
Name: Jean
Prairieville, LA (Zone 9a)
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Moonhowl
Nov 20, 2012 11:48 AM CST
Leaf and flower both suggest motherwort L cardiaca

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L...
Name: Carole
Clarksville, TN (Zone 6b)
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Nov 20, 2012 12:12 PM CST
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Name: Lin
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plantladylin
Nov 20, 2012 5:39 PM CST
I agree L. cardiaca: Motherwort (Leonurus cardiaca)


edited to add for comparison: Bog Sage Salvia uliginosa: Bog Sage (Salvia uliginosa)
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Name: Michele Roth
N.E. Indiana - Zone 5b
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chelle
Nov 20, 2012 7:48 PM CST
Thank you all so much!

You're the best!

I'd been trying to figure out this one all summer on my own...and ended up just going round and round and round in circles! Whistling
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Name: Michele Roth
N.E. Indiana - Zone 5b
I'm always on my way out the door..
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Forum moderator Garden Sages Garden Ideas: Master Level Dog Lover Cottage Gardener
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chelle
Nov 20, 2012 7:54 PM CST
I'll add these images to the DB later. I can't open them right now. I evidently used up all of my high-speed internet earlier today. Whistling
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