Mirage™ Deep Purple Autumn Sage

Salvia greggii 'Balmirdepur' PP #28,538

The perfect evergreen shrub for hot and sunny, low water gardens! Prolific, vivid violet flowers attract hummingbirds over the along season. Its compact, low wide growing habit is perfect for massing and blends well with natives and garden perennials.
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7 - 9

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Full sun

Once established, needs only occasional watering.


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Botanical PronunciationSAL-via gregg-EYE
Average Size at MaturityFast growing 12 to 14 in. tall; 14 to 16 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring through Summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean
Growth HabitCompact
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Poolside, 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 FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Bird Friendly
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional watering.

Provide average, well drained soil. Fertilize in spring and periodically. May be sheared by up to one-half after a big flowering flush to promote continued flowering and dense habit. Prune to shape in late winter.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 7 - 9

Your climate may be too cold for this plant