Scarlet Sage - Salvia coccinea
Annual Open Pollinated. This annual or tender perennial sage is irresistible to hummingbirds and butterflies. For best results, sow seed indoors 6 weeks before last frost, covering lightly with vermiculite. After danger of frost has passed, transplant seedlings into cleared area and keep moist for 6 weeks until established. To direct sow, scatter seeds lightly on surface in late spring and keep moist during germination. Pack covers approximately 10 sq ft if broadcast.
Flowers: Aromatic leaves. Blooms summer to fall
Attracts: Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies
Soil: Prefers gravelly, well-drained soil
USDA Zone: 8-10
Plant In: Spring
Planting Depth: 1/16"
Days to Germinate: 10-30 Days
Height At Maturity: 1'-3'
Sun/Shade Requirements: Partial Sun
Water Needs: Moderate Water
Annual/Perennial Native Salvia coccinea Height: 18-24 Bloom Season: Summer Seeding Rate: Use 125 seeds/sq ft
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