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Salvia greggii ‘Maraschino’

 

Autumn Sage, Salvia

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassAsteridaeA large class that encompasses asters
OrderLamialesAromatic herbs and shrubs, including lavender, lilac, olive, jasmine, ash, teak, snapdragon, sesame, psyllium, garden sage, mint, basil, and rosemary
FamilyLamiaceaeMint family
GenusSalviaFrom the Latin salveo, “I am well,” referring to the medicinal properties of some members of this genus
SpeciesgreggiiNamed after Josiah Gregg (1806-1850), frontier trader and author, who sent many specimens to Dr. George Engelman in St. Louis from little known areas of the southwest
Cultivar‘Maraschino’

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Salvia greggii ‘Maraschino’ description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 26 May 2010.

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Salvia greggii (Autumn Sage, Salvia)

8/31/2013 · Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Richmond, VA
≈ 3½ × 3½" (8.9 × 9.4 cm)

Salvia greggii (Autumn Sage, Salvia)

5/25/2009 · Boyce Thompson Arboretum, Superior, AZ
≈ 2 × 1½" (5.2 × 3.9 cm) ID is uncertain

Salvia greggii (Autumn Sage, Salvia)

8/31/2013 · Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Richmond, VA
≈ 5 × 4" (12 × 10 cm)

Range: Zones 7-10:

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