Heatwave™ Blast Sage
Salvia (microphylla x greggii) 'EGGBEN002' PP #24,153
Pronunciation: SAL-vee-uh my-kroh-FIL-uh gregg-EYE
|Description||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.|
|Watering||Allow soil to dry between waterings.|
|Blooms||Spring until frost.|
|Mature Size||Quickly reaches 30 in. tall, 36 in. wide.|
|Special Features||Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Compact Form|
|Flower Attributes||Flowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container|
|Companion Plants||Coneflower (Echinacea); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus); Russian Sage (Perovskia); Sedum (Sedum); Switch Grass (Panicum)|
|Care||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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