SALVIA coccinea (Scarlet Sage)

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Salvia coccinea grows as a perennial in warmer climates and as an annual in colder climates. From early summer to the first frost, the bright red flowers are an inch long and arranged in loose whorls around the upright stem. It can withstand drought, but will flower more profusely if...
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Salvia coccinea grows as a perennial in warmer climates and as an annual in colder climates. From early summer to the first frost, the bright red flowers are an inch long and arranged in loose whorls around the upright stem. It can withstand drought, but will flower more profusely if watered during dry spells. The best soil for growing scarlet sage is sandy, moist soil.

Number of Seeds Max Coverage Area (Square Ft.)
0.5OZ 8,125 125
1OZ 16,250 250
1/4LB 65,000 1,000
1/2LB 130,000 2,000
1LB 260,000 4,000
5LB 1,300,000 20,000

Scientific Name: Salvia Coccinea

Common Name: Scarlet Sage

Plant Type: Perennials

Family: Salvia-Sages

Zone: 8-10

Native Range: Mexico, Texas, Florida

Full Growth Height: 12-24"

Width in Across: 12-24"

Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Sun

Blooming Season: Summer (Mid, Late), Fall

Flower: Showy, Oval or Heart Shaped

Pollinators: Birds, Butterflies, Humming Birds

Flower Color: Red

Tolerate: Drought, Deer, Dry Soil

Water Requirement: Average

Soil Type: Sand, Loam, Moist, Well-Drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Uses: Beds, Borders, Wall-side Borders, Coastal Gardens

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