B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Salvia dorrii is cold hardy
USDA Zone:5 -20° to -10°F (-29° to -23.5°C)
|Type of plant - sub-shrub
Flower or inflorescence:
BLUE, bracts PINK to VIOLET
lin. to obov., 3cm. long, SILVERY, arom.
|Height, in meters: 1
Height, in feet: 3.30
|Salvia dorrii sales history
Synonyms (alternative names) for Salvia dorrii:
Common names for Salvia dorrii:
|Desert Purple Sage, Desert Sage, Grey Ball Sage, Purple Sage,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|We are looking for seeds from this plant, if you know where we can find seeds or would like to be told when we have a source, please let me know.|
|43||: Herbaceous Border Plant Seed List|
|57||: Arid and Dry Condition Plant Seed List|
|76||: Californian Native Plant Seed List|
|85||: Natives of U.S.South West (Arizona Texas New Mexico)|
|94||: Natives of Rocky Mountain Area U.S.A.|
|161||: Edible Flowers|
|Some flowers are poisonous if not cooked. Some are only edible while in bud. Identify and correctly prepare all flowers before eating. Do not eat flowers that have been sprayed with weedkiller or other chemicals.|
|719||: North American Native Ethnobotanicals|
|Including medicinal, dye, fiber, food, construction, ritual|
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds.
Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like
require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.|
Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet,
the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Salvia dorrii seeds will usually germinate in 10-14 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.
For Patens & Superba see No. 14 (Pre-chill for 3 weeks).