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By Nwtiger

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Are the bulbs from salvia plants worth saving and re-planting



Erm, are you sure you mean salvia - only they're not bulbs?

10 Dec, 2011


Some produce a tuber a bit like a dahlia. and yes they are worth saving as they have a food store for growth next year. Like dahlias they need to be kept dry and frost free.

10 Dec, 2011


~Well you learn something every day!! I didnt know that they had tubers, although there are so many we tend to think of the scarlet sage type.

10 Dec, 2011


Yes they are tubers rather than bulbs,thanks for replies

10 Dec, 2011


Well I've learnt something today as well - I never knew that, Seaburngirl, thanks.

10 Dec, 2011


I've stored S.gaurantica "Black and Blue" successfully the last couple of winters. I've lifted my S.patens too this year.

10 Dec, 2011


Learn something new every day on this wonderful site, including the common name for s.gaurantica as just now discovered is the hummingbird plant ... wonderful!

11 Dec, 2011

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