Cherry Sage and Autumn Sage

autumn sage or cherry sage
Name: Cherry Sage or Autumn Sage
Height: 3′
Width/Spread: 3′
Light: Sun/Partial Shade
Evergreen/Deciduous: SE
Seasonal Interest: Late Spring to Frost
Color/Feature: Orange, salmon, fuchsia, purple, red-violet, burgundy, some with white variegation of leaves or flowers.
EarthKindTM Rating: 9
Maintenance: Prune back to 4 inches in late winter and again by one half in August to maintain a tidy shape, or allow to grow and
spread or sprawl for a more natural appearance, with
occasional pruning of old wood.
Botanical Name

& Comments:

Salvia greggii
Very tolerant to heat and drought.

 

Learn about other water-wise perennials for Lubbock County, courtesy of Lubbock Master Gardeners Association.

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