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Heatwave™ Blaze Sage

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

Pronunciation: SAL-vee-uh my-kroh-FIL-uh gregg-EYE
SKU #09945
6-10

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OVERVIEW
Description This aromatic, evergreen shrub produces masses of dark crimson blooms from spring to fall. Easy to grow, with a compact, rounded habit and exceptional tolerance for dry conditions. Ideal for mixed borders in sunny waterwise gardens, or displayed in patio containers. Evergreen in mild winter regions.
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 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 Red
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Blanket Flower (Gaillardia); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Sedum (Sedum); Coneflower (Echinacea); Blue Fescue (Festuca)
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.

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