General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Plant Height: 30 inches (75 cm)
Plant Spread: 24 inches (60 cm)
Leaves: Fragrant
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Purple
Red
Other: Deep maroon-purple
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Uses: Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Pollinators: Bees
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Common names
  • Salvia
Also sold as:
  • Dyson's Maroon

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