Saucy™ Wine Salvia

Salvia splendens

A stunning new Salvia variety, with a neat, but vigorous plant habit, lush green foliage that is covered with lush burgundy-red flower spikes from April to November. Sterile and self-cleaning, no need to deadhead '" always looks luxuriant yet tidy.

Bloom/Feature

Burgundy red flower spikes April through November

Plant Type

Perennials

Evergreen or Deciduous

Evergreen

USDA Zones

9, 10

Zone Detail

25° to 30°F

Key Features

Attracts Birds / Butterflies, Compact Habit, Cut Flowers, Heat Tolerance, Reblooming

Flowering Season

Spring to Fall

Use

Accent, Border, Container, Mass Planting

Exposure

Full Sun to Part Shade

Water

Medium

Soil Type

Tolerates most native soils

Fertilizer

Yearly in spring

Dimensions

2-3' H X 2-3' W

Pruning

Not required; dead-heading promotes new growth

Planting Instructions

  • water before planting
  • plant in Full Sun to Part Shade
  • dig hole 3X the width of pot,
  • backfill and plant 1"-2" above soil level
  • water and add more soil if needed
  • mulch plants
  • Apply a balanced slow release each spring