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Salvia Lore

COMMON NAME: salvia GENUS: Salvia SPECIES, HYBRIDS, CULTIVARS: S. splendens-popular bedding plant grown as an annual. S. superba ‘Blue Queen’-perennial; short spikes of deep violet flowers. S. haematodes-perennial; to 36 inches; sprays of lavender flowers. FAMILY: Labiatae BLOOMS: summer TYPE: annual and perennial DESCRIPTION: Both annual and perennial salvias are characterized by attractive spikes of flowers. The bedding-plant salvia produces brilliant

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Sedum

COMMON NAME: sedum GENUS: Sedum SPECIES, HYBRIDS, CULTIVARS: S. kamtschaticum- 3 to 4 inches tall; orange or yellow blooms. S. sieboldii– silver-green leaves; pink flowers on 6- to 9-inch stems. S.spectabile– 18 inches tall; carmine red flowers. S. telephium ‘Autumn Joy’- rosy pink flowers on 18- to 24-inch stems. FAMILY: Crassulaceae BLOOMS: Fall TYPE: Perennial DESCRIPTION: Sedums generally have thick, fleshy

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