Salvia Splendens Red - 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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25 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

About Salvia Splendens Red

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 Height1 inch (3 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 90 cm
Flower Colour Bracts are red
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 Red 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 Larger varieties with deeper roots need less water than dwarf varieties.
    Soil Well drained soil, warm soil
    Temperature 15 degrees C and above
    Fertilizer Plant in average or enriched soil and fertilize as needed

    Salvia Splendens Red special feature

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

    Salvia Splendens Red uses

    Ornamental Use:

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

    Medicinal Use:

    • Sage is an excellent natural disinfectant and deodorizer, drying perspiration and helping to eliminate body odor
    • Extracts of sage are used in personal skin care for its capacity to heal the skin as well
    • Sage is a well regarded herb for women and can be especially helpful for relieving the hot flashes of menopause, and slowing heavy menstrual bleeding

    Frequently Asked Questions

    What is another name for a Salvia Splendens Red ?

    Salvia Splendens Red is commonly known as Scarlet sage, tropical sage, red Salvia

    How tall do Salvia Splendens Red grow?

    On average Salvia Splendens Red grows 90 cm

    What color are Salvia Splendens Red ?

    A Salvia Splendens Red plant bears flowers of color Bracts are red

    When Salvia Splendens Red blooms?

    With enough light, Salvia Splendens Red may produce Bracts are red flowers in March to October

    How hard is Salvia Splendens Red to grow?

    A Salvia Splendens Red is Easy to grow

    How much sunlight does a Salvia Splendens Red need?

    A Salvia Splendens Red 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 Red need?

    A Salvia Splendens Red prefers watering Larger varieties with deeper roots need less water than dwarf varieties.

    What kind of soil does a Salvia Splendens Red need?

    A Salvia Splendens Red prefers Well drained soil, warm soil

    What temperature does a Salvia Splendens Red like?

    A Salvia Splendens Red prefers 15 degrees C and above

    How often should I fertilize my Salvia Splendens Red ?

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



    Reviews

    Sunday, 02 February 2020

    Awesome packing for live plant.?

    Surabhi Gupta

    Wednesday, 27 November 2019

    I m really impressed with this plant properties.

    noname

    Wednesday, 27 November 2019

    Perfect product to improve the ambience in your home and give it a fresh look!

    Kiran Mayi
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