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Scientific name: Salvia splendens      sal-ve-ia sp-lend-enz

Common name: Salvia; Scarlet Sage

Design Characteristics

Height  S 8-10"
Spread  9-12"
Form  upright with
 flower spikes
Texture  medium
Flower color  Red, blue
purple, orange
pink, white
Leaf color  green
Time of bloom  Summer

Horticultural Characteristics

Light
requirement
 full sun
Soil
requirement
 moist -
well-drained
Propagation
method
 seed
USDA Hardiness Zone   annual

Miscellaneous

Peculiarities/Problems   -seedlings prone to
damping off
-aphids
Uses  
Comments  -square stem