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Salvia greggii 'Furman's Red'


Salvia greggii 'Furman's Red' is one of the best autumn sage cultivars with masses of bright red flowers from black stamens all summer long.

Salvia greggii 'Furman's Red' was introduced to cultivation in the 1970s and remains one of the best and most vigorous autumn sage cultivars. It grows 2-3 feet tall and wide with small semi-evergreen, aromatic leaves and masses of bright red flowers from black stamens all summer long. Prefers lean soils and hot, dry conditions or grow in containers. Every pollinator in your city will flock to an autumn sage in bloom.

Common Name: Autumn Sage

Family: Lamiaceae (The Mint Family)

Zone Hardiness: 5-10

Light: Full Sun

Height: 2-4'

Width: 12-24"

Primary Bloom Colour: Red

Secondary Bloom Colour: Black

Class: Semi-evergreen

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Summer - Fall

Soil Moisture: Average, Dry

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: Yes

Berries: No

Benefits: Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds

Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Well-drained, rocky slopes. Rocky soils in Central, West and South Texas, and Mexico.


Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America

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