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Salvia africana-lutea

Common names: golden sage, beach sage, dune sage, sand sage (Eng.); bruinsalie, sandsalie, strandsalie, geelblomsalie (Afr.)
Family: Lamiaceae

Salvia Salvia africana-lutea is now called Salvia aurea Salvia africana-lutea L. ...

27 / 02 / 2019 | |
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Salvia africana-caerulea

Common names: blue sage, wild sage, African sage, purple sage (Eng.); blousalie, bloublomsalie, Afrikaansesalie, perdesalie, wildesalie (Afr.)
Family: Lamiaceae

Salvia Salvia africana-caerulea is now called Salvia africana . Salvia africana- caerulea L. Salvia ...

27 / 02 / 2019 | |
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Salvia scabra

Salvia scabra
Common names: coast blue sage (Eng.); kuskruipsalie (Afr.); usikiki (isiXhosa)
Family: Lamiaceae

... National Botanical Garden September 2016 Salvia scabra is an erect, herbaceous perennial, with branched stems forming ... fruitful for more than 3 years in a garden. Salvia scabra is from the southeast coast of South Africa. It can be found in ...

12 / 09 / 2016 | Monique Mcquillan | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Salvia schlechteri

Salvia schlechteri
Common names: Xobo Valley sage
Family: Lamiaceae

... Botanical Garden December 2013 Salvia schlechteri is a perennial shrub which can become woody at the base. ... of the grasslands. Bees and insects are attracted to salvia flowers. The filaments of the stamens are hinged, which gives them ...

02 / 12 / 2013 | Monique Mcquillan | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Salvia dentata

Flowers and clayx which remains after flower falls
Common names: Toothed sage (Eng.); bergsalie, blousalie (Afr.)
Family: Lamiaceae

... of 150-1500 m. Bees and insects are attracted to Salvia flowers which are adapted to pollination by bees. The lower lip of ... receptive, cross pollination will be successful. Salvia Salvia dentata is best grown in open ground in full sun. It ...

29 / 04 / 2013 | Monique Mcquillan | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Salvia dolomitica

Flowers of Salvia dolomitica
Common names: dolomite sage, pilgrim's rest pink sage (Eng.)
Family: Lamiaceae

... National Botanical Garden April 2013 Salvia dolomitica is a hardy, fairly fast growing, neat upright shrub, 1-2 m ... of 1150-1900 m on dolomite rock outcrops. Salvia dolomitica is one of the older South African sages, still adapted to ...

01 / 04 / 2013 | Monique Mcquillan | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Salvia albicaulis

Flowers
Common names: white-stemmed sage (Eng.); witstingelsalie (Afr.)
Family: Lamiaceae

... Garden November 2011 Relatively fast growing, Salvia albicaulis is a much branched shrub, 0.5 m or higher. It has an ... on rocky slopes. Bees and insects are attracted to Salvia flowers. Salvia New plants are planted out at the end ...

07 / 11 / 2011 | Monique Mcquillan | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Salvia aurita var. aurita

Salvia aurita var. aurita
Common names: oogseerbossie (Afr.)
Family: Lamiaceae

... National Botanical Garden October 2011 Salvia aurita var. aurita is a fast-growing, low-growing, herbaceous ... Bees, butterflies and other insects are attracted to Salvia flowers. Salvia This sage is used as a perennial for ...

24 / 10 / 2011 | Monique Mcquillan | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Salvia garipensis

Salvia garipensis shrub
Common names: Gariep sage (Eng.); Gariep salie (Afr.)
Family: Lamiaceae

... Botanical Garden October 2011 Salvia garipensis is a fast growing, multi-branched, semi-woody herbaceous ... when ripe. They become very moist and sticky when wet. Salvia garipensis differs from other Cape Salvia species by virtue of ...

03 / 10 / 2011 | Monique Mcquillan | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Salvia namaensis

Salvia namaensis shrub
Common names: Nama sage (Eng.)
Family: Lamiaceae

... Botanical Garden September 2011   Salvia namaensis is a fast growing, well branched, semi-woody herbaceous ... and shape of leaves are very variable. Left: Salvia namaensis flowering stem Right: Salvia namaensis flower ...

05 / 09 / 2011 | Monique Mcquillan | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Salvia disermas

Salvia disermas shrub
Common names: wild giant sage, Transvaal sage Eng.; grootsalie, teesalie Afr.; mogasane (Tswana)
Family: Lamiaceae

... January 2009 Relatively fast growing Salvia disermas is a herbaceous perennial shrub, 0.3-1.2m. It has upright ... or stony soil. Bees and insects are attracted to salvia flowers. The filaments of the stamens are hinged, which gives them ...

26 / 01 / 2009 | Monique Mcquillan | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Salvia lanceolata

Image of Salvia lanceolata flowers
Common names: rusty sage, lance-leaf sage (Eng.); rooisalie (Afr.)
Family: Lamiaceae

... National Botanical Garden September 2008 Salvia lanceolata is a relatively quick-growing, upright shrub, reaching up ... mature and simply dropping out when dry and ripe. Salvia lanceolata commonly occurs in fynbos on coastal sands and limestone ...

01 / 09 / 2008 | Cherise Viljoen | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Salvia africana

In flower
Common names: blue African sage, blue sage, wild sage, African sage, purple sage (Eng.); blousalie, bloublomsalie, Afrikaansesalie, perdesalie, wildesalie (Afr.)
Family: Lamiaceae

... January 2008 Updated February 2019   Salvia africana is a soft, greyish, hairy, much-branched shrub up to 2 m ... the flower drops, falling out when mature. Salvia africana is found on sandy slopes and flats from Namaqualand in the ...

07 / 01 / 2008 | Alice Notten | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Salvia thermarum

Flowers
Common names: Goudini sage (Eng.)
Family: Lamiaceae

... , Oldenburgia paradoxa and Maytenus oleoides. Salvia S. thermarum is an excellent specimen for rock gardens or ... compact flowers. The open form and flexible stems of this salvia make it a perfect specimen for summer hanging baskets as well. S. ...

03 / 01 / 2005 | De La Cruz P | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Salvia repens

Salvia repens
Common names: creeping sage (Eng.); kruipsalie (Afr.); usikiki (Xho.)
Family: Lamiaceae

... November 2003 An easy and fast-growing herb, Salvia repens has rhizomes which spread to form small clumps of soft, hairy ... Simple or branched, the stems are square ( typical of Salvia ) and the leaves are formed opposite each other along the stem. ...

24 / 11 / 2003 | Liesl Van der Walt | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Salvia aurea

Salvia aurea
Common names: golden sage, beach sage, dune sage, sand sage (Eng.); bruinsalie, sandsalie, strandsalie, geelblomsalie (Afr.)
Family: Lamiaceae

... groups of butterflies use salvias as larval host plants. Salvia's method of pollination is quite crafty: hidden in the hood of the ... However, if you take a closer look at the flowers of Salvia aurea you will see that they are too big for a bee, so that when a bee ...

15 / 07 / 2002 | Alice Notten | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Salvia muirii

Salvia muirii
Common names: Wild sage, Wildesalie
Family: Lamiaceae

... Botanical Garden February 2002   Salvia muirii is a small, twiggy, evergreen shrub that grows only about 30 cm ... mark on the lower lip. The flower shape is typical of Salvia , with the upper lip hooded or closed while the lower lip opens wide ...

25 / 02 / 2002 | Liesl Van der Walt | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Salvia chamelaeagnea

Salvia chamelaeagnea
Common names: Rough Blue Sage, Bloublomsalie
Family: Lamiaceae

... Liesl van der Walt Kirstenbosch January 2001 Salvia chamelaeagnea forms a dense shrub, growing almost 2 metres high, with ... seepage areas, riverbeds and in sandy soil among rocks. Salvia chamelaeagnea is well adapted to survive fires, which regularly sweep ...

08 / 01 / 2001 | Liesl Van der Walt | Kirstenbosch NBG
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