Salvia miniata, Belize
Excellent hummingbird magnet! Beautiful scarlet flowers with glossy foliage, blooming in midsummer until first frost. Shade and moisture loving!
Yearly Foliage: Perennial
Hardiness Zone: 8-10
Light: Partial shade best, does well in moist shady areas, likes misting.
Mature Growth: 3-4 feet high – 3 feet wide
Soil: Average, loam, enriched with compost & Deep weekly watering during dry spells.
Blooms: Midsummer into Fall
Wildlife: Nectar-insects, Nectar-butterflies, Nectar-bees, Hummingbirds