A picture of a Autumn Sage

Autumn Sage

Salvia greggii

Also known as

Sage

Salvia greggii Coronado Pink 2 by Stan Shebs (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Easy care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

9a

USDA zone

-7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

1m

50cm

Min

50cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a mild fragrance

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A pink flower is in a garden
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Autumn Sage Overview

Originally from Mexico and the USA, Salvia gregii is a small, bushy, evergreen shrub. Its flowers are usually red, pink or purple borne on softly hairy stems with long dark green leaves. It is drought-resistant, likes a sheltered position and is suitable for a wide range of domestic gardening uses.

Common problems with Autumn Sage

How to propagate Autumn Sage

Cuttings

Seed

Sow seed of half hardy annuals under glass in early spring and of fully hardy species outdoors in mid-spring.

Division

You can propagate perennials by division in the spring.

Special features of Autumn Sage

Attractive flowers

Drought resistant

Other uses of Autumn Sage

Attracts humming birds in suitable geographical locations.