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Heatwave™ Blast Sage

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

Pronunciation: SAL-vee-uh my-kroh-FIL-uh gregg-EYE
SKU #09429
6-10

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OVERVIEW
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.
Light Full sun
Watering Allow soil to dry between waterings.
Blooms Spring until frost.
Mature Size Quickly reaches 30 in. tall, 36 in. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Compact Form
Growth Rate Fast
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.
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container
Flower Color Pink
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Coneflower (Echinacea); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus); Russian Sage (Perovskia); Sedum (Sedum); Switch Grass (Panicum)
CARE
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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