Salvia Furman's Red

Salvia greggii (Autumn sage) #8875 Salvia greggii (Autumn sage) #24433
Common Name Autumn Sage, Cherry Sage, Gregg's Sage, Texas Sage
Latin Name Salvia greggii
Family Lamiaceae
Sunset zones / USDA zones 8-24,26-31 / 7-11
Type / Form Shrub / Medium
Native Habitat Southwest Texas
Soil Dry, decomposed granite, sand, clay loam low in organic content, well drained
Exposure Full sun
Water Once or twice per month
Height X Width Maximum 4 feet X 4 feet, usually 3 feet X 3 feet
Protective Mechanism Aromatic oils discourage browsers
Leaves Evergreen, aromatic
Flowers Red flowers, aromatic mid-summer to mid-fall
Bark / Roots  
Maintenannce None
Propagation Seeds
Pests and diseases None
Landscape uses Erosion control, container, rock garden, low maintenance, foliage accent, parkways, specimen
Garden Suitability Thornless, Hummingbird, Fragrant, Songbird, Butterfly, Fire Retardant
Ornamental Value Red flowers, aromatic mid-summer to mid-fall
Nature Value Butterflies, bees, songbirds, and hummingbirds use flowers
Native American Uses Entire plant used for saging
Links  
    Images and data http://www.floridata.com/ref/S/salv_gre.cfm
    Images and data http://aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/ornamentals/nativeshrubs/salviagreg.htm
    Images and data http://ag.arizona.edu/pima/gardening/aridplants/Salvia_greggii.html
    Images and data http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salvia_greggii
    Images and data http://cals.arizona.edu/pima/gardening/aridplants/Salvia_greggii.html
    Images and data http://aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/ornamentals/nativeshrubs/salviagreg.htm
    Images and data http://www.wildflower.org/plants/result.php?id_plant=sagr4
    Images and data http://www.desert-tropicals.com/Plants/Lamiaceae/Salvia_greggii.html
    Images http://www.californiagardens.com/Plant_Pages/Salvia/salvia_furmans_red.htm
    Images and data http://davesgarden.com/pf/go/1074/index.html
    Images, nursery, and data http://www.highcountrygardens.com/catalog/product/84738/
    Distribution http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=SAGR4
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