Heatwave™ Blaze Sage

Salvia (microphylla x greggii) 'EGGBEN005' PP #24,151

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9945
One of a series, this vivid crimson selection has a longer bloom time and quickly reblooms from spring until frost. May be year round in mild climates. Bred for compact, rounded habit and disease resistance. A must for drought tolerant gardens, perennial borders and patio containers. Hummingbirds love them. Semiwoody perennial. Full sun. Fast growing, rounded, compact plant; 24 in. tall and wide.
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Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

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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 through fall; nearly year-round in mild climates.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitCompact
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Green Roof, Mass Planting, Cutting 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 FeatureImproved Pest and Disease Resistance, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Compact Form
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
Key FeatureHeat Loving and Waterwise

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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