VERMILION BLUFFS® mexican sage

Salvia darcyi 'Pscarl'

Vermilion Bluffs mexican sage, Salvia darcyi \'Pscarl\', Plant Select
Vermilion Bluffs mexican sage, Salvia darcyi \'Pscarl\', Plant Select
Brilliant cardinal-red spires in late summer and fall attract hummingbirds. It has proven hardy under protected conditions in Denver over the last 5 years. Perennial. Xeriscape. Read more here.

Tips from the pros: Be sure to plant in well-drained soil and provide additional mulch for added protection in winter.
Plant Type Perennial
Height 36-40 inches
Width 20-30 inches
Flowering Season August to October
Flower Color Red
Sun Sun, Partial Sun
Water Needs Moderate to xeric
USDA Hardiness Zone Zones 5b-10
Soil Type Loam or sandy
Deer Resistant Yes
Good for Pollination Yes
Winter Interest No
North American Native Yes
Year Introduced 2007
Annual Commercial Maintenance Hand trim back dead stems in spring.
5-10 Year Commercial Maintenance Follow annual maintenance and allow to go to seed. Thin out any undesireable seedlings.
Elevation Guide Up to 6200 ft