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Scarlet Sage
Salvia coccinea


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About Scarlet Sage (Salvia coccinea)
Height: Up to 2 ft.
Flower Color: Red
Plant Type: Perennial in warm areas. Grown as annual in colder regions.
Flower Type: Tubular lipped flowers
Bloom Time: Mid-season
Is this wildflower invasive? No
Is this wildflower endangered? No
Is this wildflower edible? No
Is this wildflower medicinal? No
What is Scarlet Sage's native range?
  Indigenous To: From South Carolina west to Texas and south into Mexico and the Tropics
Where Scarlet Sage is naturalized or can be grown
  Regions: All regions of North America.
  Zones: 4-10
  States:
How to grow Scarlet Sage (Salvia coccinea)
  Soil preference: Adaptable, but prefers gritty, fast-draining conditions.
  Sun/Shade: Needs full sun.
  Moisture Requirements: Average moisture, well-drained.
  Instructions: A typical salvia when it comes to cultural conditions. It needs a hot dry situation with fast-draining soil. Easy from seed.

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