(Salvia greggii ‘Sierra Red’)
An evergreen shrub grown for its rounded habit and attractive autumnal flowers.
The crimson red flowers occur from late summer to late autumn.
POSITION & USES
Plant in sunny position in well drained, limey soil. Also suited to large pots and verandah tubs. Good border plant for large cottage garden beds.
Tolerates a range of soils and conditions including coastal areas but thrives in in well drained and sunny positions.
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||4-5|
|Habit||An open and upright shrub.|
|Position||Full Sun to Part Shade, Moderate Frost.|