Salvia splendens growing herbaceous of the genus Salvia also known as Scarlet sage, Salvia splendens perennial evergreen but can grow as annual used as ornamental plant, can grow in tropics, mediterranean, subtropics, temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 10+ as perennial, 2-10a as annual.
Leaves color green in ovate to heart shape.
Salvia splendens flower
Flower color can be mostly red but also can be pink, magenta or white grow on stalk in inflorescence.
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Requirements for Salvia splendens growing and care:
Frost free (as perennial), well-drained soil
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seedling / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Recommended planting season?
In tropic all year round, other climate spring
Pests and diseases:
How to prune:
Mostly dead stalk
Size of the plant?
0.4-1.5 m, 16-60 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing
Average amount of water / Big amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Most of the year
General information about the flower
Red flowers but also can be pink, magenta or white grow on stalk in inflorescence.