Red Hot Sally Salvia is one of the most popular of the salvias. It has bright red bloom spikes and dark green leaves. Plant these beauties and you will attract hummingbirds and butterflies to your garden. If you have problems with deer eating your flowers, fear not, they do not like the herbaceous foliage of salvia.
With its dark green leaves and its bright bloom spikes, it has long been a popular landscape plant. Older generations may be looking for Red Sage, they are one in the same. Red Salvia is by far the most popular color. Along with the color selection, Salvia’s outstanding heat and drought tolerance just add to the plants landscape allure. It will bloom until first frost in autumn.
Size: 606, #4, #6
Spacing: Plant 6” to 8” apart.
Height: Grows 12″ to 18″ tall.
How To Grow: Plant in full sun.
Outstanding Features: Loves the heat and will bloom all summer.
Tips: Dead flower stalks should be removed to promote new blooms.
Uses: Garden Bed, Containers, Borders, Landscapes
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