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Salvia microphylla 'Hot Lips'

Salvia microphylla 'Hot Lips'

Photo: Salvia microphylla 'Hot Lips'

Photo: Salvia microphylla 'Hot Lips'

General description

Salvia microphylla 'Hot Lips' (Sage) is a herbaceous plant with mid-green, scented leaves. The striking, pea-like flowers open as scarlet red in mid summer. As summer progresses, they turn to scarlet and white, then to bicolour/white in autumn. Attract bees to the garden.

Plant requirements

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Maintenance

Prune mid- to late spring.
Bloom in summer and late autumn on the previous or current year's growth. They need little pruning. Prune lightly removing unsightly shoots as required.

Practical use

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Properties

Height
70 - 100 cm
Color
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Sunlight
Full sun
Moisture
Moist but well-drained
Hardiness
Needs protection