Agastache and Salvias forum: What Plants Are You Going To Grow For 2018?

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Name: Marilyn
Northern KY (Zone 6a)
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Marilyn
Jan 24, 2018 9:06 PM CST

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I know some of you in the warmer zones are already placing orders for the 2018 season, so I thought I'd get a thread started now. You can list what you purchase locally that you're growing for 2018 here also. That's what I do and that's why I started the thread this way. I buy and order other plants besides salvia and agastache plants and post the varieties here, so I can keep track of the orders and remember what I got and grew in a particular year.

One that I always grow is salvia Amistad, a must have. An outstanding photo of Amistad is from HamiltonSquare.



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Name: Carly Rush
San Diego California (Zone 10a)
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carlysuko
Jan 28, 2018 7:59 PM CST
Hi Marilyn,

I plan to order from FBTS for the first time this year and I am thinking I will order some more salvia blepharophylla since I accidentally killed mine last year. Thumbs down
I also want Salvia cuatrecasana x guaranitica 'Elk Magenta'. Also thinking about Salvia splendens van houttei, and maybe Salvia pulchella x involucrata. But I'm sure many more will go into that list. I love Amistad, it blooms all the time for me here in zone 10a, it really is the best I've ever grown. I just got Wendy's Wish and it's wonderful! Other than that I ordered some salvia seeds from Robin's Salvias. I ordered Salvia Curviflora, Salvia Guarantica var violacea, Salvia Roemeriana, and Salvia Elegans Honey Melon. Just today all but Roemeriana have started to germinate Hurray! Fingers crossed they make it to maturity.
Name: Marilyn
Northern KY (Zone 6a)
Laughter is the best medicine!
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Marilyn
Jan 29, 2018 8:30 PM CST

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Sounds like a great list! Fingers crossed! Crossing Fingers!
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Hummingbirds are beautiful flying jewels in the garden!


Name: Joseph
Delaware USA (Zone 7a)
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Gerris2
Feb 2, 2018 6:09 AM CST
I have Salvia indica still alive and am hopeful to see flowers this year. S. oxyphora is also overwintering indoors. I hope S. cardiophylla returns.

Outside I have pots of S. nutans and S. penstemonoides. I hope they survive.

I hope to start seeds of Royal Bumble, in addition to others I've collected in recent years.
Name: Marilyn
Northern KY (Zone 6a)
Laughter is the best medicine!
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Marilyn
Mar 19, 2018 9:01 PM CST

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Just placed my first order:

High Country Gardens (shipping week of April 16)

1 Agastache Fall Fiesta
1 Agastache Desert Sunrise
1 Agastache Red Happiness
1 Salvia penstemonoides
1 Salvia Burgundy Seduction
Welcome to the Agastache and Salvias Forum!

Hummingbirds are beautiful flying jewels in the garden!


Name: Carly Rush
San Diego California (Zone 10a)
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carlysuko
Mar 21, 2018 12:20 AM CST
Marilyn said:Just placed my first order:

High Country Gardens (shipping week of April 16)

1 Agastache Fall Fiesta
1 Agastache Desert Sunrise
1 Agastache Red Happiness
1 Salvia penstemonoides
1 Salvia Burgundy Seduction


Ooooohhh great list. Let us know how they do for you. Have you grown any of them previously? I've always been curious about S. Penstemonoides, it looks beautiful. They all look beautiful. I especially like the look of Agastache Fall Fiesta, gorgeous. The hummingbirds are gonna love you. Hurray!

Name: Marilyn
Northern KY (Zone 6a)
Laughter is the best medicine!
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Marilyn
Mar 21, 2018 3:04 PM CST

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Carly,

I've grown Agastache 'Desert Sunrise' in the ground before and love the colors. I'm going to plant this one in a container.

I've grown Agastache 'Red Happiness' before in the ground and in a container. Gorgeous color! One of my very favorite Agastaches. I'm going to plant it in a container.

I've grown Salvia penstemonoides before in the ground and this one I'm going to plant in a container. The color is very beautiful and I love the flowers.

I've grown Salvia 'Burgundy Seduction' in a container before and that's what I'm going to do with this one. Beautiful color.

I love HCG new Agastache 'Fall Fiesta'. Love the colors! Looking forward to seeing it in bloom. It's a cross of Agastache 'Ava' and Agastache rupestris Glowing Embers, both of which I've grown and love.
Welcome to the Agastache and Salvias Forum!

Hummingbirds are beautiful flying jewels in the garden!


Name: Carly Rush
San Diego California (Zone 10a)
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carlysuko
Mar 23, 2018 1:46 PM CST
Yay!! Awesome have fun!!! You have excellent taste in plants, in my opinion. I tip my hat to you. Hurray! Lovey dubby
Name: Marilyn
Northern KY (Zone 6a)
Laughter is the best medicine!
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Marilyn
Mar 23, 2018 10:25 PM CST

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Thanks Carly and so do you! I tip my hat to you. Thumbs up
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Hummingbirds are beautiful flying jewels in the garden!


Name: Carly Rush
San Diego California (Zone 10a)
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carlysuko
Mar 24, 2018 10:31 AM CST
Thanks!

Color_my_garden
Mar 24, 2018 11:35 AM CST
I grow Agastache 'Blue Fortune' and I love the color it brings to my garden! This year, I've ordered a few new day lilies.
Hemerocallis 'Magnificent Mary'
Hemerocallis 'Vascular Vixen'
Hemerocallis 'Bright Orange Ruckus'
and Hemerocallis 'Ivory Dove'
from Manatawny Creek Farm on the web.

Color_my_garden
Mar 24, 2018 11:38 AM CST

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Hemerocallis 'Magnificent Mary'


Color_my_garden
Mar 24, 2018 11:39 AM CST

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Hemerocallis 'Vascular Vixen'


Color_my_garden
Mar 24, 2018 11:40 AM CST

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Hemerocallis 'Bright Orange Ruckus'

Color_my_garden
Mar 24, 2018 11:41 AM CST

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Hemerocallis 'Ivory Dove'

Name: Marilyn
Northern KY (Zone 6a)
Laughter is the best medicine!
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Marilyn
Mar 24, 2018 4:00 PM CST

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@Color_my_garden

Hi and welcome to the Agastache and Salvias forum! Welcome!

Beautiful daylilies and I love Agastache 'Blue Fortune' also. I grew it for awhile, but haven't lately. There is a daylilies forum (here on the website) if your interested. https://garden.org/forums/view...

Here's a link to all the forums: https://garden.org/forums/

Marilyn
Welcome to the Agastache and Salvias Forum!

Hummingbirds are beautiful flying jewels in the garden!


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Name: Marilyn
Northern KY (Zone 6a)
Laughter is the best medicine!
Salvias Rabbit Keeper Hummingbirder Birds Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
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Marilyn
Mar 30, 2018 10:46 PM CST

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Slowly, but surely, I'm getting my orders in for 2018. Can't believe it will be April 1 on Sunday. Blinking

Tonight (March 30), is only my second I've placed.

GrowJoy (Used to be named Garden Harvest Supply, but still the same owner).

1 Lantana 'Bandana Cherry Sunrise'
1 Cuphea 'Vermillionaire'
1 Pelargonium 'Calliope Medium Dark Red'
1 Petunia 'Headliner Pink Sky'
1 Coleus 'Finger Paint'
3 Fuchsia 'Gartenmeister Bonstedt'
3 Parsley 'Triple Curled'

Shipping week of April 23
Welcome to the Agastache and Salvias Forum!

Hummingbirds are beautiful flying jewels in the garden!


Name: Marilyn
Northern KY (Zone 6a)
Laughter is the best medicine!
Salvias Rabbit Keeper Hummingbirder Birds Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
Forum moderator Region: United States of America Bee Lover Butterflies Annuals Container Gardener
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Marilyn
Mar 30, 2018 11:07 PM CST

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Tonight (March 31), placed my third order.

Romence Gardens

1 Monarda Sugar Buzz® 'Cherry Pops' (gallon pot)
1 Salvia guaranitica 'Black & Bloom'
2 Calibrachoa 'Superbells® Red Improved'
1 Salvia Rockin' 'Playin' The Blues™'
2 Verbena 'Superbena Royale Iced Cherry'

My expected shipping date is May 2.
Welcome to the Agastache and Salvias Forum!

Hummingbirds are beautiful flying jewels in the garden!


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Name: Marilyn
Northern KY (Zone 6a)
Laughter is the best medicine!
Salvias Rabbit Keeper Hummingbirder Birds Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
Forum moderator Region: United States of America Bee Lover Butterflies Annuals Container Gardener
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Marilyn
Mar 30, 2018 11:41 PM CST

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Tonight (March 31), placed my fourth order.

Select Seeds & Plants (shipping week April 29)

1 Salvia 'Caradonna'
1 Salvia 'Amistad'
1 Salvia 'Wendy's Wish'
1 Salvia 'Forest Fire'
1 Cuphea 'David Verity'
1 Agastache 'Summer Breeze'

All plants (no seeds)
Welcome to the Agastache and Salvias Forum!

Hummingbirds are beautiful flying jewels in the garden!


Name: Carly Rush
San Diego California (Zone 10a)
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carlysuko
Apr 1, 2018 11:51 AM CST
Oh wow!!!! Awesome how exciting!!! Can't wait to see photos. Hurray! Thumbs up

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