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Plant ID: 553768

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QR Code for Forsythia Sage (<i>Salvia madrensis</i> 'Red Neck Girl')

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The Salvias Database: Forsythia Sage (Salvia madrensis 'Red Neck Girl')

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8a -12.2 °C (10 °F) to -9.4 °C (15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 6 - 8 feet
Plant Spread: 4 feet
Leaves: Other: Heart shaped, rough textured, Deep burgundy red stems
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Flower Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Late summer or early fall
Fall
Late fall or early winter
Other: Continues till frost or Spring in mild Winter areas
Uses: Attracts Bees
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Hummingbirds
Suitable as Annual
Propagation: Other methods: Division

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Comments:
Posted by Marilyn (Hebron, KY - Zone 6a) on Feb 6, 2013 11:17 PM

This Salvia can be grown in a container, but it needs to be a large to very large container, since it's a large plant.

I haven't grown this Salvia before, but it looks intriguing and the flowers look beautiful!

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