Heatwave™ Sparkle Sage

Salvia (microphylla x greggii) 'EGGBEN004' PP #24,154

SKU
09428
Showy, sun-loving, compact and drought tolerant, this tough little shrub really shines! Masses of deep pink flowers with white throats dance above aromatic foliage from spring to fall. Ideal for the waterwise landscape, where it will brighten any sunny border, garden or mixed container planting. Evergreen.
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Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

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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 ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitCompact
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Green Roof, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, 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 FeatureImproved Pest and Disease Resistance, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Heat Loving, Compact Form
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsBee Balm (Monarda); Coneflower (Echinacea); Butterfly Weed (Asclepias); Hummingbird Mint (Agastache); Butterfly Bush (Buddleja

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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