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botanical name:
Salvia splendens 'Van-Houttei'
Salvia splendens 'Van-Houttei' © Deeproot Plant Base    view larger image
common name:  Scarlet sage
family:  Lamiaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 1.20m
width: 1.20m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: red
main season: Autumn
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: 0°C
USDA zone: 4 to 10
Large drooping spikes of vivid bright red, tubular flowers and deep wine-red calyces. Late flowering. Strong, erect, shrubby growth habit, usually grown as an annual but perennial in warm climates.

Fertile, well drained, neutral to acid soil in sun or part shade. Frost tender and performs best in fairly warm conditions.

From cuttings.

Bedding schemes or in mixed borders.

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