Salvia microphylla x greggii ‘Scarlet’
|Flowering||Beautiful scarlet flowers in abundance from late spring, into summer and autumn.|
|Size||Grows to 60cm high x 1 m wide.|
|Maintenance||Remove spent flowers to encourage repeat flowering. Prune back hard a the start of spring to allow new growth. Fertilise when planting and in spring.|
|Position||Thrives in a sunny to partly shaded position in moist well drained soil. Easy to grow, drought, heat and coastal tolerant. Will tolerate light frosts. Attractive to birds, bees and butterflies.|
|Uses||A very hardy perennial which can be grown as a border, to line pathways, informal hedges, as a mass planting or mixed with other perennials to form a lovely cottage garden or in container gardens and pots.|
|At a glance||I promise to flower, Likes full sun, Hardy, Striking flowers|
Salvia Scarlet is stunning, displaying tubular flowers. Salvia’s are a popular part of the Australian garden due to their versatility and tolerance of hot, dry conditions.
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