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Heatwave™ Sage

Salvia (microphylla x greggii) Heatwave™ Series Patented

Pronunciation: SAL-vee-uh my-kroh-FIL-uh gregg-EYE
SKU #30345
6-10

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OVERVIEW
Description A carefree perennial for waterwise gardens! Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies summer-long with vibrant color and aromatic foliage. Flowers produce a brilliant display against bright green foliage. Thrives in heat and drought when established. A fantastic selection for borders, mass plantings or large patio tubs.
Light Full sun
Watering Once established, needs only occasional deep watering during extended periods of heat.
Blooms Spring until frost; nearly year round in mild climates.
Mature Size Fast growing to 30 in. tall and 36 in wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Semi-Evergreen
Special Features Easy Care, Benefits Birds
Growth Rate Fast
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Patent Act Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container
Flower Color Multicolored
CARE
Care Provide well drained soil. Prune to shape in late winter. Feed in spring with a general purpose fertilizer. After a main flowering flush, trim the plant by half to encourage continued flowering and a more dense habit.
HISTORY
Lore Breeders Howard Bentley and Steve Eggleton of Australia, have introduced the Salvia microphylla hybrids Heatwave ™ Collection in direct response to their dry very hot climate. The aim of the breeders was to purposely cross Salvia macrophylla forms with S. greggii varieties to develop a new range exhibiting characteristics of both parents. After trialing hundreds of potential types, the selection criteria of habit flowering and heat tolerance resulted in the varieties which now comprise this stunning collectio

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.