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Name: Kurt
Woodbridge , Va (Zone 7a)
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krobra
May 22, 2018 6:01 PM CST
Salvia Serenade

purple salvia backed by daylily leaves

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Name: Stan
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GaNinFl
May 22, 2018 6:39 PM CST
Beautiful banner, krobra! Thumbs up Thumbs up
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pod
May 22, 2018 8:06 PM CST
Thought is was a Salvia but the background foliage threw me. Very nice!
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Name: Marilyn
Northern KY (Zone 6a)
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Marilyn
May 22, 2018 8:36 PM CST
@krobra Kurt,

Please share all the details regarding this beauty. Can you take a pic of the plant tag (front and back)?

It looks like a splendens type of salvia. How tall and wide does the plant get?

Would you post full size pics of it please?

Where did you buy it at?

I can't find any information on it and I'd like to add it to the salvia database.
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Fleur569
May 22, 2018 9:15 PM CST
Very nice shape and color contrast in the composition.
Name: Kurt
Woodbridge , Va (Zone 7a)
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krobra
May 22, 2018 11:29 PM CST
it is Salvia splendens from 2015 , original picture is in the database
my mom bought a mixed six pack of red and purple splendens that year from somewhere in Maryland.
I been saving seeds and growing a few every year except this one since.


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Name: Cal McGaugh
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EscondidoCal
May 23, 2018 12:48 AM CST
Great banner, Kurt. Thumbs up
I'll have to add that one to our garden. Smiling
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rocklady
May 23, 2018 8:53 AM CST
@krobra Simply beautiful. A great addition to any garden.
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Name: Marilyn
Northern KY (Zone 6a)
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Marilyn
May 23, 2018 8:58 AM CST
Kurt,

Beautiful pic. It's too bad I'm unable to find the name for a salvia splendens 'Serenade' to add to the salvia database.

Thanks for sharing your info.
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Name: Kurt
Woodbridge , Va (Zone 7a)
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krobra
May 23, 2018 10:19 AM CST
yep , it was just a title I made up for the banner , which I submitted long ago , no new variety , sorry.
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