Heatwave™ Glitter Sage

Salvia (microphylla x greggii) 'EGGBEN001' PP #24,152

SKU
09427
Vibrant lilac blooms! Bred for sun-fast, long-lasting blooms, compact size and drought tolerance, this shrubby hybrid Salvia deserves a prominent location in the garden. Kept lightly clipped, use as a low informal hedge, or feature as a specimen in a perennial border or container garden.
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Once established, needs only occasional deep watering during extended periods of 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 ColorPurple
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitCompact
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseContainer, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Green Roof, 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 FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Compact Form
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional deep watering during extended periods of 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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6 - 10

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