Salvia (Salvia microphylla 'Grenadine') in the Salvias Database

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Plant Height: 2 feet
Plant Spread: 2 feet
Leaves: Fragrant
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Red
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Other: Deadheading flowers ensures more flowering throughout the season.
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Pollinators: Bees
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

purple flowers in the background are from an Agastache cana.

'Grenadine' was a featured
Plant of the Day for February 24, 2016.

Photo gallery:
Location: Denver Metro CODate: 2013-08-16purple flowers in the background are from an Agastache cana.
By Skiekitty
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