Some Like It Hot! - Salvia

These hardy Perennials are attractive to humans and hummingbirds alike. They love and thrive in the heat and are a beautiful addition to any Arizona Landscape. Perfect for borders, containers, fire-wise, hedge, mass planting, and wildlife garden.

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4 of our Favorite Salvia's From Monrovia®

1. Radio Red Autumn Sage

Salvia greggii 'Radio Red'

Radio Red Autumn Sage

With stunning crimson-red blooms over a long season, this salvia deserves a prominent location in a garden setting. More compact, with larger flowers than similar varieties such as Furman's Red. Kept lightly clipped, it can be utilized as a low informal hedge or as a single specimen in a perennial border or container garden. Herbaceous perennial.

  • Water occasionally once established
  • Bloom - Spring to late Fall
  • Moderate grower; reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall, 3 ft. wide.

2. VIBE® Ignition Purple Salvia

Salvia x jamensis 'Ignition Purple'

Vibe Ignition Purple Salvia

A prolific bloomer that's notably heat and drought tolerant, this petite sage explodes into bloom with vibrant purple flowers emerging from darker buds. One of the most humidity-tolerant varieties of its type. Add to summer garden borders, wildlife or cutting gardens or feature in containers. New and exclusive for 2017.

  • Water occasionally once established
  • Bloom - Spring through Summer
  • Reaches 18 to 24 in. tall and wide.

3. Friendship Sage

Salvia x 'Amistad'

Friendship Sage

This exciting new hybrid is a true garden gem, blooming non-stop from early spring until frost. Large, deep royal purple flowers with dark bracts, on dense, vigorous plants. A fine garden or container accent, but stunning when massed in a border. Adored by butterflies and hummingbirds. An herbaceous perennial.

  • Best with regular watering-weekly or more often in extreme heat
  • Bloom - Spring to Fall
  • Quickly reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall and 3 ft. wide.

4. Raspberry Delight® Bush Sage

Salvia 'Raspberry Delight'

Raspberry Delight Bush Sage

Stunning deep, raspberry-red blooms dance above long arching branches of fine, deep green foliage. This carefree, shrubby perennial blooms all summer long, attracting hummingbirds and butterflies with the vibrant color and aromatic foliage. Blends well with western natives in xeriscapes, natural gardens and meadows. Semi-evergreen.

  • Best with regular watering-weekly or more often in extreme heat
  • Bloom - Summer to Fall
  • Quickly reaches 3 ft. tall and wide.

Caring for your Salvia

Caring for your Salvia

Easily grown in average, well-drained soil. Water deeply at regular intervals during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Heat and drought tolerant, once established. Prune spent flowers to encourage repeat blooming. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.