Heatwave™ Blast Sage

Salvia (microphylla x greggii) 'EGGBEN002' PP #24,153

SKU
09429
Perfect for waterwise gardens! This carefree, shrubby perennial blooms all summer, attracting hummingbirds and butterflies with masses of vibrant salmon pink flowers and aromatic green foliage. Simply thrives in heat and drought when established. A fantastic selection for borders, mass plantings or large patio containers. Evergreen.
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Once established, needs occasional watering; more in extreme heat.

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Botanical PronunciationSAL-vee-uh my-kroh-FIL-uh gregg-EYE
Average Size at MaturityQuickly reaches 30 in. tall, 36 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring until frost; nearly year-round in mild climates.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitCompact
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Green Roof, Mass Planting, Cutting Garden, Wildlife Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Compact Form
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs occasional watering; more in extreme heat.

Easily grown in average, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system; once established, reduce frequency. Prune to shape in late winter. Feed in early spring. After a flowering flush, trim the plant by half to encourage continued flowering and a denser habit.

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This Plant's Growing Zones: 6 - 10

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