Forsythia Sage (Salvia madrensis 'Red Neck Girl') in the Salvias Database
|| Forsythia Sage
|| Red Stem Forysthia Sage
General Plant Information (Edit)
||Full Sun to Partial Shade
|Minimum cold hardiness:
||Zone 8a -12.2 °C (10 °F) to -9.4 °C (15 °F)
|Maximum recommended zone:
||6 - 8 feet
||Other: Heart shaped, rough textured, Deep burgundy red square stems
||Late winter and early spring
Late summer or early fall
Late fall or early winter
Other: Fall till frost or Spring in mild Winter areas. Deadheading flowers ensures more flowering throughout the season.
||Provides winter interest
Suitable as Annual
|Propagation: Other methods:
||Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
'Red Neck Girl' was a featured
Plant of the Day for February 17, 2016.
|Posted by Marilyn (Northern KY - Zone 6a) on Feb 6, 2013 11:17 PM
This Salvia can be grown in a container, but it needs to be a large to very large container, since it's a large plant.
I haven't grown this Salvia before, but it looks intriguing and the flowers look beautiful!
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