Plant ID forum: Houston Zoo

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Name: Stewart
Pinehurst, Texas (Zone 8b)
Region: Texas Plumerias Vegetable Grower Canning and food preservation Garden Ideas: Level 1 Million Pollinator Garden Challenge
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PlantMania
Oct 23, 2016 5:32 PM CST
While walking around yesterday at the zoo we came across this plant that the bee's were loving!

Hopefully it is not a common plant where I will be like D'Oh! "I knew that"


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Oma and Opa
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Name: Karen
NM (Zone 7b)
Region: New Mexico Critters Allowed Region: Arizona Xeriscape Greenhouse Annuals
Cactus and Succulents Bromeliad Adeniums Orchids Tropicals Plumerias
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plantmanager
Oct 23, 2016 5:41 PM CST
I'm not familiar with it, but I bet someone will have an ID soon. It is pretty!
Handcrafted Coastal Inspired Art SeaMosaics!
Name: Janine
NE Connecticut (Zone 6a)
Cat Lover Seed Starter Herbs Plant and/or Seed Trader Million Pollinator Garden Challenge
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janinilulu
Oct 23, 2016 5:45 PM CST
Salvia oxyphora/Fuzzy Bolivian Sage, I think.
Name: Lin
Florida Zone 9b, 10a

Region: United States of America Deer Region: Florida Charter ATP Member Million Pollinator Garden Challenge I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
Garden Procrastinator Birds Butterflies Bee Lover Hummingbirder Container Gardener
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plantladylin
Oct 23, 2016 6:00 PM CST
Yes, Fuzzy Bolivian Sage (Salvia oxyphora)
~ Playing in the dirt is my therapy ... and I'm in therapy a lot! ~


Name: Stewart
Pinehurst, Texas (Zone 8b)
Region: Texas Plumerias Vegetable Grower Canning and food preservation Garden Ideas: Level 1 Million Pollinator Garden Challenge
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PlantMania
Oct 23, 2016 6:24 PM CST
plantladylin said:Yes, Fuzzy Bolivian Sage (Salvia oxyphora)


Wow... that's awesome! I will definitely need those! Sage... crazy. Thank you!
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Name: Laurie b
Western Washington (Zone 7b)
Houseplants Region: Pacific Northwest Sedums Orchids Tropicals Region: Mexico
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lauriebasler
Oct 23, 2016 6:53 PM CST
I have never seen that one before. Flowers are incredible.
Name: Karen
NM (Zone 7b)
Region: New Mexico Critters Allowed Region: Arizona Xeriscape Greenhouse Annuals
Cactus and Succulents Bromeliad Adeniums Orchids Tropicals Plumerias
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plantmanager
Oct 23, 2016 6:59 PM CST
I love sages, and need to find that one now. :)
Handcrafted Coastal Inspired Art SeaMosaics!
Name: Lin
Florida Zone 9b, 10a

Region: United States of America Deer Region: Florida Charter ATP Member Million Pollinator Garden Challenge I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
Garden Procrastinator Birds Butterflies Bee Lover Hummingbirder Container Gardener
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plantladylin
Oct 24, 2016 1:14 PM CST
I googled and found a few places that list it for sale.

Flowers By The Sea: http://www.fbts.com/salvia-oxy...
Plant Delights: http://www.plantdelights.com/S...
Georgia Vines: http://www.georgiavines.com/ca...
Vintage Green: http://tom-piergrossi.squaresp...
Mudbrick Cottage Herb Farm: http://www.herbcottage.com.au/...
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