A picture of a Sabra Spike Sage

Sabra Spike Sage

Salvia confertiflora

Also known as

Sage

Full Sun
Light watering
Tender

10b

USDA zone

2°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.5m

Max

50cm

1m

Min

10cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Salvia confertiflora
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Sabra Spike Sage Overview

This species is a woody based perennial with ovate yellow-green scalloped leaves. The flowers are borne in late summer to mid-autumn with terminal spikes of orange-red blooms.

Common problems with Sabra Spike Sage

How to propagate Sabra Spike Sage

Cuttings

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

Seed

Division

Division at any time.

Other uses of Sabra Spike Sage

Grown for their tubular, 2-lipped, often brightly coloured flowers and aromatic foliage. Leaves of some species may be used for flavouring foods. Suitable for coastal conditions.