(Salvia greggii ‘Merlot’)
An evergreen shrub grown for its rounded habit and attractive long flowering period.
Deep claret red flowers occur from spring to late autumn.
POSITION & USES
Plant in a sunny position in we11-drained soil. Also suited to large pots and verandah tubs. Good border plant for large cottage garden bed.
Tolerates a range of soils and conditions including coastal areas, but thrives in well-drained and sunny positions. A light trim after each flowering will promote and extend the flowering season.
Regular applications of Seasol and Power Feed will keep it looking its best.
- Red can = Little water in hot, dry weather.
- Green can = Deep watering every few weeks in hot, dry weather.
- Blue can = Deep watering weekly in hot, dry weather.
Codes are a guide only and watering requirements will be affected by soil type, competition, mulching, wind and many other factors. Try to group plants with the same code in the one bed.
CAUTION: May be harmful if eaten
|Plants Needed per Square Metre||4|
An open and upright shrub.
|Position||Part to Full Sun, Moderate Frost|