Plant Profile

Plant Profile

Salvia lemmonii
Lemmon's sage

  • salvialemmonii

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Red flowering sage-native of New Mexico, Mexico, and Arizona.Will grow in full sun or shade. In sun will flower from spring through fall. In shade will flower in spring and then again in fall. When established can handle extra watering or not. Red tube flowers favorite of hummingbirds, bees, and butterflies. Size 3′ x 3′.

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Plant Facts & Observations

Identification

Botanical Name

Salvia lemmonii

Common Name

Lemmon's sage

Origin

Non-native, non-invasive

Characteristics

Plant Type

Perennial

Growth Rate

Fast growth rate

Mature Size

3' tall × 3' wide

Flower Color

Red

Blooming Season

Flowers

Foliage

Wildlife Value

Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds

Climactic Requirements

Light

Full Sun / Filtered Sun / Part Shade / Full sun on coast / afternoon shade inland

Water

Drought Tolerant / Occasional / Moderate
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