Sage (Salvia 'Elk Bright Eyes') in the Salvias Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7a -17.8 °C (0 °F) to -15 °C (5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 36 inches
Plant Spread: 24 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Green
Red
Other: Raspberry-red flowers, pink throats, white beelines with dark green and red calyxes
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Other: Deadheading flowers ensures more flowering throughout the season.
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Drought tolerant
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

'Elk Bright Eyes' was a featured
Plant of the Day for October 12, 2016.

Comments:
Posted by Marilyn (Northern KY - Zone 6a) on Mar 28, 2016 6:51 PM

Salvia 'Elk Bright Eyes' is a new hybrid introduction by Kermit Carter of Flowers By The Sea. FBTS sells, grows and specialize in Salvias. They are located in Elk, CA.

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