Skyscraper™ Orange Salvia

Salvia x 'HYBSV18020'

A true breakthrough in breeding, with beautiful coral-colored blooms on tall, sturdy stems that will enliven any patio or garden bed. This prolific bloomer has flower power from late spring until fall. Easy care, durable, waterwise, and tolerates summer heat. Grows as a perennial in mild winter regions; treat as an annual elsewhere.
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7-10: Perennial
Grow as Annual in all zones

Good to Grow...for one season:


Full sun, Partial sun

Water regularly - twice-weekly; more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical PronunciationSAL-vee-uh
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 14 to 28 in. tall, 10 to 16 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring through Fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorOrange
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitCompact, Upright
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Accent, Wildlife Garden, Small Spaces
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Heat Loving, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - twice-weekly; more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsMaiden Grass (Miscanthus); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Blanket Flower (Gaillardia); Yarrow (Achillea); Coneflower (Echinacea)

Easily grown in average, well-drained soils. Tolerates mild drought in landscape, once established; water potted plants regularly, when top 2 in. of soil is dry. After a flowering flush, clip lightly and apply a slow-release fertilizer to promote continued prolific bloom. Where hardy, cut back by 1/3 and fertilize in early spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: ALL

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone:

Grow As Annual in All Zones