A picture of a Salvia splendens 'Scarlet King'

Salvia splendens 'Scarlet King'

Salvia splendens 'Scarlet King'

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

10b

USDA zone

2°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

40cm

20cm

Min

15cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Salvia splendens 'Scarlet King' 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 Salvia splendens 'Scarlet King'

How to propagate Salvia splendens 'Scarlet King'

Cuttings

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

Seed

Division

Division at any time.

Other uses of Salvia splendens 'Scarlet King'

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