Salvia splendens (70-85 days) Annual. Glowing red tubular flowers grow along spikes on a big bushy low-maintenance shrub-like 24" tall plant. A beacon in the garden, especially in the evening. Reblooms all summer with deadheading and makes a nice cutflower. Red salvias are great for pollinators and not attractive to deer. About 340 seeds/g. Especially attractive to pollinators.⑤NEW!
5410 Lighthouse Red
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From the Latin salvere, ‘to heal.’ Wide-ranging genus with more than 900 species throughout the world. In the Northeast they range from tiny lawn weeds to showy ornamentals to culinary sage. Members of the mint family, most have square stems and blue or lavender flowers with prominent lips.
Culture: Like full sun and dry conditions, require good drainage. In our climate, all should be started indoors.