Red Mountain Sage (Salvia darcyi) in the Salvias Database

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7a -17.8 °C (0 °F) to -15 °C (5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 4 feet
Plant Spread: 4 - 5 feet
Leaves: Fragrant
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Red
Other: Coral red, Orange-red
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Other: Deadheading flowers ensures more flowering throughout the season.
Underground structures: Rhizome
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Red Mountain Sage (Salvia darcyi) was a featured
Plant of the Day for October 17, 2015.

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Location: My garden in Northern KYDate: 2010-06-24
By Marilyn
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Location: My garden in Northern KYDate: 2009-09-09
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Courtesy Robin's Salvias
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Location: Texas A&M AgriLife Research & Extension Center, Overton, TXDate: 2014-06-26
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Photo courtesy of Annie's Annuals and Perennials
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Courtesy Robin's Salvias
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Courtesy Crownsville Nursery
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Courtesy Crownsville Nursery
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Courtesy Crownsville Nursery
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Courtesy Crownsville Nursery
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Location: Texas A&M AgriLife Research & Extension Center, Overton, TXDate: 2014-06-26
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Location: Texas A&M AgriLife Research & Extension Center, Overton, TXDate: 2014-06-26
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Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Untitled by imabirdnut Aug 24, 2012 9:46 PM 4
longest blooming salvia by sberz Nov 2, 2017 12:02 AM 11
Salvia perennials (scarlet sage, Furman's red salvia), etc. by Nurse1 Apr 9, 2017 7:13 PM 3
Blooming in October.... by wcgypsy Oct 28, 2016 10:24 AM 29
Salvia darcyi (Pscarl or Vermillion Bluffs) by utahxericman Jul 6, 2016 8:26 PM 3
which salvia attracts most pollinators? by bhart90 Aug 30, 2016 10:46 PM 20
Growing Salvias in zone 6a by GDJCB Mar 23, 2016 8:52 PM 11
What Plant Varieties Are You Going To Get In 2016? by Marilyn May 27, 2016 6:22 PM 82
Salvia of the Day: Red Mountain Sage (Salvia darcyi) by Marilyn Oct 21, 2015 10:41 PM 7
Salvias of the Day: Pscarl by Marilyn Sep 15, 2015 11:25 PM 6
Windwalker Royal Red Salvia by jg0613 Sep 14, 2015 1:29 AM 32

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