Rare and unusual perennial plants for the Mediterranean climate.


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Salvia microphylla
'Hot Lips'

 

Scientific Name:

Salvia microphylla 'Hot Lips'

Common Name:

 

Deciduous vs. Evergreen

evergreen

Perennial vs. Annual

perennial

Shade vs. Sun

full sun to partial shade

Height x Width
& How Stands

5' X 5'

Flower Color
& Bloom Time

flowers have pure white upper lips and cherry red lower lips, giving the plant its name; blooms regularly all year long!

Zone

hardy to 15-20 F

Description, Notes

tough and durable free flowering sage with enchanting colorful blooms; non-stop color for both containers or the landscape; irresistable to hummingbirds; drought resistant once established; cut back hard in early spring to promote bushiness; tolerates clay soils






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Descriptions are based on our experience growing
these plants in both the garden and nursery setting.
Additional information and feedback is encouraged.

All plants are classified under USDA hardiness zones.

 

 

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