Hot Lips

Salvia Hot Lips

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Salvia microphylla Hot Lips

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Product Description

Salvia microphylla Hot Lips


Two-tone red & white, tough, multi-branch perennial that tends to become woody the older it gets. Growing 3 foot tall and wide in full sun or part shade, drought tolerant once establishes. Good garden soil or sandy loam, humus and lime are helpful. The plant produces flowers its first year and grows rapidly, attaining full size in its second year. Adored by hummingbirds and insect but usually ignored by deer. Deadheading will promote flower production. In late winter, remove all woody stems as close to the ground as possible to encourage new growth in spring. A beautiful salvia to grow in mass planting.


Yearly Foliage: Perennial


Hardiness Zone: 7-10


Light: Full Sun, Partial shade


Mature Growth: 3 feet high – 3 feet wide


Soil: Average or sandy loam, add lime helpful


Blooms: Summer to first frost


Wildlife: Nectar-insects, Nectar-butterflies, Nectar-bees, Hummingbirds


 

Additional Information

Size

1 Quart, 1 Gallon

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