Autumn Sage (Salvia greggii 'Red Swing') in the Salvias Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Plant Height: 16 - 20 inches
Plant Spread: 20 - 24 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Semi-evergreen
Fragrant
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Red
Other: Black stems and calyces
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Other: Spring to hard frost. Deadheading flowers ensures more flowering throughout the season.
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Cut Flower
Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Tip
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: USPP26401

'Red Swing' was a featured
Plant of the Day for December 21, 2016.

Discussion Threads about this plant
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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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