Salvia splendens (Any Color) - Plant

Spikes of brightly colored flowers top these 10 to 12-inch tall plants. This series of Salvia is a compact grower that will hold color all summer long.
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1Salvia splendens (Any Color) - Plant
24 inch (10 cm) Nursery Pot as Inner

About Salvia splendens

This product does not have the flowers at the time of shipping. Afterward, the plant will bloom and it could be of any colored flower. It is a good nectar plant for hummingbirds, butterflies, and bees, and birds eat the seeds of some species.

Some varieties, such as culinary sage, are edible to humans as well. Each species may have slightly different requirements, but basic good care will go a long way to keeping your salvia healthy and beautiful. Bi colors are also available, with red, rose or salmon colored flowers with white tips.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height8 inch (20 cm)
Plant Spread 5 inch (13 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Scarlet sage, tropical sage, red Salvia
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 90 cm
Flower Colour Any Color
Bloom Time March to October
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

  • Most salvia like lots of sun, although a few species tolerate very light shade.
  • If your garden does not have adequate drainage, mix stones, gravel or lava rock into the bottom of the hole when you plant your salvia.
  • Using a trowel, dig a hole as deep and twice as wide as the pot the salvia transplant is in.
  • Loosen the roots of the salvia, spread them out in the hole, and backfill with soil mixed with compost.
  • Be sure to water the young plants regularly until they are fully grown so that they don t dry out.
  • Prune the heavier, woody stems every spring.
  • Salvia splendens care

    Plant in average or enriched soil and fertilize as needed.
    Over a long season, flowers will drop, leaving a ragged spike. When this happens, cut the plant back. New growth emerges refreshed.
    Snails and slugs find salvia to be a delicious treat, especially in moist conditions and when the plants are mulched.

    Sunlight In cooler climates, plant in full sun.
    In areas with very hot summers, partial shade, especially in the afternoon, reduces stress.
    Watering Moderately
    Soil Well drained soil, warm soil
    Temperature 15 to 35 degrees C
    Fertilizer Plant in average or enriched soil and fertilize as needed

    Salvia splendens special feature

    Salvias are prolific and durable bloomers.
    They are not bothered by pests.

    Salvia splendens uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • There are many fine ornamental perennials in this genus and several bedding plants used as annuals

    Frequently Asked Questions

    What is another name for a Salvia splendens ?

    Salvia splendens is commonly known as Scarlet sage, tropical sage, red Salvia

    How tall do Salvia splendens grow?

    On average Salvia splendens grows Up to 90 cm

    What color are Salvia splendens ?

    A Salvia splendens plant bears flowers of color Any Color

    When Salvia splendens blooms?

    With enough light, Salvia splendens may produce Any Color flowers in March to October

    How hard is Salvia splendens to grow?

    A Salvia splendens is Easy to grow

    How much sunlight does a Salvia splendens need?

    A Salvia splendens prefers In cooler climates, plant in full sun.
    In areas with very hot summers, partial shade, especially in the afternoon, reduces stress.

    How much water does a Salvia splendens need?

    A Salvia splendens prefers watering Moderately

    What kind of soil does a Salvia splendens need?

    A Salvia splendens prefers Well drained soil, warm soil

    What temperature does a Salvia splendens like?

    A Salvia splendens prefers 15 to 35 degrees C

    How often should I fertilize my Salvia splendens ?

    To encourage Salvia splendens growth, Plant in average or enriched soil and fertilize as needed



    Reviews

    Sunday, 16 February 2020

    Nice plant. team is also always ready to help. Go for this if you are interested in buying a online plant. you wont be disappointed.

    Amaira Angle

    Friday, 22 November 2019

    Very small but looking cute

    Vinodhini

    Saturday, 16 November 2019

    Good for the price paid

    Subhash Chand
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