Scientific Name : Salvia greggii
Common Name : Sage
Hardiness Zone : 7a - 9b
Hardiness Degree : 0°F (-18°C)
Blooming Season : Early Spring, Spring, Autumn, Late Summer, Late Spring, Summer
Plant Habit : Mounded
Characteristics : Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Heat Tolerant, Frost Tolerant
Water : Medium
Fertilizer : Once a month
Spacing : 14 - 16" (36 - 41cm)
Height : 12 - 14" (30 - 36cm)
Width : 14 - 16" (36 - 41cm)
Exposure : Sun
General Information : Heat-tolerant Mirage has more color for gardens and containers.
Provides early-season and Summer-long blooming.
Idea & Tips : Plant in full sun in well-drained soil.
: Bold, brightly colored blooms stand out at retail and in the landscape.
- Self-branching, mounded habit resists breaking for easy shipping and less shrink.
- Can be sold as annual in the North; overwinters in the South.
- Heat-tolerant series features a full range of intense flower colors.
- Less maintenance and more color in the garden.
(Flowering Only License)
Breeder : Darwin Perennials
EC 0.75-0.80 mmhos/pH 5.8-6.2
500 ppm IBA
50-75 ppm N
Recommended after roots are established. Leave 4-5 active internodes.
35-42 days after sticking
Nights: 55 to 70°F (13 to 21°C) Days: 60 to 80°F (15 to 27°C)
3,000 to 5,000
Day length neutral
Allow media to dry moderately between watering.
Use a balanced fertilizer at a rate of 150 to 175 ppm N.
Generally not needed
Rooted: 6-8 wks
Rooted: 8-10 wks
Rooted: 12-14 wks
March to September
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