A picture of a Red salvia

Red salvia

Salvia splendens 'Sizzler Salmon'

Also known as

Scarlet sage, Sage

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

H2

RHS hardiness

1°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

40cm

20cm

Min

15cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Red salvia Overview

This is a hardy annual species, which is the most commonly grown species. It will produce very striking, scarlet flowering spikes in early summer. The leaves are toothed and elliptical.

Common problems with Red salvia

How to propagate Red salvia

Cuttings

You can propagate from seeds in the spring, cuttings in early summer.

Seed

Division

Division at any time.

Other uses of Red salvia

Border, cutting bed, edging. Attracts humming birds in suitable geographical locations.