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Salvia Splendens

Botanical Name:

Salvia splendens

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How to Grow
Water
Low
Water sparingly, allowing the mix to nearly dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Partial Sun - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Soil
Loam, Sand, pH 5.5-6.5
Heat Tolerant
75°F / 24°C
Cold Tolerant
40°F / 4°C
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug

Plant Type

Herbaceous, Perennial

Lifespan

Perennial, Annual Zones 10-11

Plant Height

1-3 ft / 0.3-0.9 m

Flower

Bright red racemes carry a cluster of tubular scarlet blooms that have two lips.

Benefits
Ornamental

Bright red, tubular flowers on matching racemes are produced above the elegant, heart-shaped, deep green leaves.

Attracts

Butterflies

Hummingbirds

Pollinators

Taxonomy

Order

Lamiales

Family

Salvia - Sages

Genus

Salvia

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