Burgundy Salvia
Salvia splendens

Scientific Name: Salvia splendens

Common Name: Scarlet Sage

Hardiness Degree: 40°F (4.4°C)

Blooming Season: Late Spring, Summer, Late Summer

Plant Habit: Columnar, Upright

Characteristics: Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Bees, Heat Tolerant, Attracts Hummingbirds

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 8 - 10" (20 - 25cm)

Height : 10 - 12" (25 - 30cm)

Width to 8 inches.

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Heat tolerant and vigor perfect for landscapes.                   
Idea & Tips: Best performance in high light and high temperatures. Occasional deadheading will promote continued flowering.


Rebecca Jordi
Horticulture Agent IV
County Extension Director
Contributing Editor
email: rljordi@ufl.edu