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Salvia greggii (microphylla) 'Hot Lips'

Littleleaf Sage

Unique red and white flowers bloom over aromatic green foliage from early summer through late fall. Blooms become all red during heat of summer. and return to red and white as weather cools. 

These plants create a sizable mound with time. Prefers full sun and moist, well-drained soil but will tolerate drier soil and is drought tolerant. Do not cut back in fall. Semi woody stems may be trimmed back hard once new growth appears in spring. Attractive to butterflies and hummingbirds.

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Description

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Pricing

97207 4 qt. 1 - $11.99 Ea.
98260 1 qt. 1 - $6.79 Ea.

Height:

30-36 Inches

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Spread:

30-36 Inches

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Hardiness Zone:

7-10

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Bloom Color:

Red

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Sun/Light Shade
Light Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Dry
Well-Drained
Moist/Well-Drained
Flowering Months
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
Foliage Color
Green
Attributes
Coastal
Cut Flower
Drought Tolerant
Favorite
Ground Cover
Long Blooming
Interesting Notes

Deer resistant. Prefers moist, well-drained soil but is drought tolerant once established.

Salvia greggii (microphylla) (Littleleaf Sage)