Scarlet Sage (Salvia splendens 'Peach') in the Salvias Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 24 inches
Plant Spread: 24 - 36 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Other: Peach flowers and orange buds
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Other: Deadheading flowers ensures more flowering throughout the season.
Uses: Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

Growing in a container near Salvia exserta and a purple Achimenes

'Peach' was a featured
Plant of the Day for March 7, 2016.

Photo gallery:
Location: Georgia, USADate: Late SummerGrowing in a container near Salvia exserta and a purple Achimenes
By Danita
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Location: Georgia, USADate: SpringPhotographed under fluorescent light.
By Danita
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Courtesy Robin's Salvias
By vic
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Courtesy Robin's Salvias
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