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Red Salvia
Salvia splendens

<em>Salvia splendens</em>
Salvia splendens

Quick Profile

Exposure
Full Sun
 
Mature Height
10 - 24 Inches
 
Soil Conditions
Moist, Well-Drained
 
Bloom Color
Bi-color
Lavender
Pink
Purple
Red
Salmon
White
 
Bloom Season
May - September
 
Hardiness
Tender Annual
 
Size
Medium
Tall
 

Features

Stocky, well-branched plants with flower spikes that rise above dark green glossy foliage.

Culture

Full sun, in moist well-drained soil.

Cultivars

'America' 12-24 inches tall, deep red flowers

'Red Hot Sally' 6-12 inches tall, red flowers, short compact plant

'Salsa Plum' 6-12 inches tall, burgundy flowers

'Sizzler Mix' 10-14 inches tall, mixed colors, early flowering

Notes

Deadhead to encourage bloom throughout the season. Fertilize well as the plants are heavy feeders.