Sage (Salvia 'Maraschino') in the Salvias Database

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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
Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6a -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 36 inches
Plant Spread: 24 - 36 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Fragrant
Flowers: Showy
Blooms on new wood
Flower Color: Red
Other: Cherry, Scarlet, Bright red
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Late fall or early winter
Other: Deadheading flowers ensures more flowering throughout the season.
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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'Maraschino' was a featured
Plant of the Day for November 16, 2015.

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Location: My garden in Northern KYDate: 2007-07-28
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Location: My garden in Northern KYDate: 2015-09-16
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Location: WestDate: May 2017
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Location: My garden in Northern KYDate: 2007-07-23
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Location: My garden in Northern KYDate: 2007-07-28Upper portion of pic
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