Cherry Red Sage

 

 

Salvia coccinea

 

 

Lamiaceae

 

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Form: Annual
Seasonality
: Sow seeds in fall, flowers spring through summer

Size: 18 inches high by 18 inches wide
Leaves
: Oval or heart shaped, hairy leaves
Flowers
: Broad lower lip on 1 inch, pink or white, tubular flowers, borne on spikes
Fruit
: Seed
Stems/Trunks
: erect
Range/Origin
: Mexico
Hardiness
: Sunset Zones 12-24, H1, H2

Comments: No thorns, attracts hummingbirds

 

CULTURAL REQUIREMENTS:

         Exposure: Full sun

         Water: Regular watering

         Soil: Ordinary, well drained

        Propagation: Seed

         Maintenance: Minimal

 

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