Furman's Red sage
Salvia greggii 'Furman's Red'
Hardy selection of a southwestern ever-blooming sage. Crimson to scarlet flowers are produced in repeated flushes through the summer and autumn. Best cut back in spring. Woody perennial. Xeriscape. Read more here. Tips from the pros: Plant in spring so roots can get fully established by fall. Deadhead consistently the first season to promote growth from the crown, creating a stronger plant. Good drainage essential - does not like soggy winter conditions. Provide additional mulch protection in winter. Wait to cut back in spring when new growth is visible.
|Flowering Season||June to October|
|Sun||Sun, Partial Sun|
|Water Needs||Moderate to xeric|
|USDA Hardiness Zone||Zones 5b-10|
|Soil Type||Clay, loam, sandy|
|Good for Pollination||Yes|
|North American Native||Yes|
|Annual Commercial Maintenance||Hand trim back dead stems in spring.|
|5-10 Year Commercial Maintenance||Follow annual maintenance. This can be a long lived perennial if growing conditions are correct.|
|Elevation Guide||Up to 6200 ft|