The long lasting spikes on salvia’s green, uniformly grown plants are available in a variety of colors. Salvia is an excellent garden performer. Some varieties are sold green. Spikes are good for both cutting and bedding plants.
Bonfire has bright red blooms on 11 inch spikes, good for backgrounds.
Flowering Period: Mid-June through the end of October
Growing Conditions: Grows well in hot, dry areas. Regular fertilization is best to keep the plants healthy.
Height: Grows 24 inches tall.
Spacing: Plant 8 to 15 inches apart, depending on the variety.
Light: Full sun to part shade.