Scarlet Sage (Salvia splendens 'Empire Purple') in the Salvias Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Plant Height: 12 - 18 inches
Plant Spread: 15 inches
Leaves: Fragrant
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Purple
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Other: Deadheading flowers ensures more flowering throughout the season.
Wildlife Attractant: Hummingbirds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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