Radio Red Autumn Sage
Salvia greggii 'Radio Red' PP #26,362
Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
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|Botanical Pronunciation||SAL-via gregg-EYE|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall, 3 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Spring to Late Fall|
|Design Ideas||Of the many commercially available Salvia cultivars, the most similar in comparison to the new cultivar is 'Furman's Red', not patented. However, in side by side comparisons, plants of the new cultivar differ from plants of 'Furman's Red' in at least the following characteristics: 1. Plants of the new cultivar are shorter than plants of 'Furman's Red'; and 2. Plants of the new cultivar have larger flowers than plants of 'Furman's Red'.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Hedge, Mass Planting, Cutting Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Soil Needs||Flower & Rose Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Waterwise|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.|
Easily grown in average, well-drained soil. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency, once established. Prune spent flowers to encourage repeat blooming. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 7 - 9