Autumn Sage (Salvia greggii 'Flame') in the Salvias Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Plant Height: 30 inches
Plant Spread: 24 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Red
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Other: Deadheading flowers ensures more flowering throughout the season. Until frost.
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Tip
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots


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September 25, 2014

Salvias are also known as Sage. They can be hardy perennials or tender perennials grown as annuals, and they are loved by many. They come in many different colors, such as blue, red, pink, purple, white, and others. Most of them prefer full sun, but some will tolerate anything from full sun to full shade.

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'Flame' was a featured
Plant of the Day for March 1, 2016.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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How did your Salvia garden grow in 2018? by Danita Dec 1, 2018 10:04 PM 28
What Plants Are You Going To Grow For 2018? by Marilyn Aug 28, 2018 3:26 PM 52
Can the roots of salvias kill irises? by tx_flower_child Oct 3, 2016 12:37 AM 14
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
Agastaches and Salvia from seed by jg0613 Mar 23, 2016 10:06 AM 32
My Mail Order Plants For 2013 by Marilyn Apr 4, 2013 12:13 AM 43
Talking Salvias by Marilyn Nov 11, 2013 9:54 PM 250

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