General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 3 - 6 feet
Plant Spread: 2 - 3 feet
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Red
Other: Red-orange
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Uses: Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Common names
  • Salvia
  • Sage
  • Giant Brazilian Sage

Salvia (Salvia subrotunda) was a featured
Plant of the Day for November 20, 2015.
Photo Gallery
Location: all photos from my garden
Date: 2008-03-04

photo credit: Scott Zona
Location: My garden in Kentucky
Date: 2009-09-28
Location: My garden in Kentucky
Date: 2009-09-28
Location: My garden in Kentucky
Date: 2009-09-28
Location: At our garden - Central valley area, CA
Date: 2012-02-16
Closer look of Salvia subrotunda blooms

Courtesy Robin's Salvias
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Location: My garden in Kentucky
Date: 2009-09-28
Location: My garden in Kentucky
Date: 2009-09-28
Location: My garden in Kentucky
Date: 2009-08-31
Location: At our garden - Central Valley area, CA
Date: 2012-02-17
Our new Salvia subrotunda actively in bloom
Photo by tarev

Date: 2012-01-30
Plant Events from our members
got2b On August 11, 2015 Plant Ended (Removed, Died, Discarded, etc)
died when I transplanted from berm to fence area
lovesblooms On March 3, 2018 Seeds sown
indoors
lovesblooms On February 4, 2017 Seeds sown
indoors
lovesblooms On April 4, 2016 Seeds germinated
lovesblooms On March 5, 2016 Seeds sown
indoors
MrsBinWY On March 31, 2018 Potted up
16
MrsBinWY On March 13, 2018 Seeds germinated
2; 9 on 3-14-18
MrsBinWY On March 10, 2018 Seeds sown
16 seeds from 2016G in milk jug @ warm room temp
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