Salvia greggii Wild Thing

Meadow Sage

$15.95 ea. (3+ discount) $15.50 ea.

In stock for Fall 2017

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Long blooming from June to October - this Salvia produces masses of hot cherry-red flowers with purple highlighting calyces over lustrous green aromatic foliage. Semi-evergreen. Hummingbirds and butterflies adore the blossoms. Cut back in the spring.

Plant Select® varieties are durable, resilient and vibrant.

Details

Item Code: SAWT
Type: Perennials
Height: Medium 24-30"
Spacing: Plant 24" apart
Bloom Time: Early Summer to Mid-Fall
Sun-Shade: Full Sun
Zones: 6-10   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Sandy
Flower: Red
Accent: Red
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • For a Slope or Bank
  • Beneficial for Pollinators
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Deer Resistant
  • Hot Dry Site Tolerant
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Blooms for 4 Weeks or More
  • Rabbit Resistant

Salvia General Information

Salvia are excellent, easy-to-grow plants for a summer show of intense color. Salvia perform best in full sun. A real heat lover; they respond well to shearing after blooming to prompt fresh foliage and blooms.

Salvia Plant Care

Prefers moist but well-drained soil. Can be divided every 3 - 5 years in early spring. After blooming, cut down to basal growth, as new growth will be more appealing. May flop if given too rich soil or excessive shade. Blooms more profusely with regular watering. Dislikes a spot that is damp over the winter.