Scientific Name : Salvia greggii
Common Name : Sage
Hardiness Zone : 7a - 10b
Hardiness Degree : 0°F (-18°C)
Blooming Season : Early Spring, Spring, Late Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter, Late Summer
Plant Habit : Upright
Water : Medium
Fertilizer : Once a month
Spacing : 16 - 18" (41 - 46cm)
Height : 16 - 18" (41 - 46cm)
Width : 14 - 16" (36 - 41cm)
Exposure : Sun
General Information : Flowers are true, bright red.
Maintains its color longer than other red varieties.
Idea & Tips : Salvia Radio Red prefers full sun locations and well-drained soils.
: Blooms all Summer long – nice in containers.
- Finally: a good, true red S. greggii meets demand for this popular color.
- Keeps its color without fading longer than other red varieties.
- Well-branched plants.
Rated Best of Species at Penn State University, Landisville, Pennsylvania, first season.
Protection Information : PP26,362
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: 45 to 70°F (7 to 21°C) Days: 55 to 80°F (13 to 27°C)
5,000 to 8,000
Day length neutral
Allow media to dry moderately between watering.
Use a balanced fertilizer at a rate of 125 to 150 ppm.
Once for smaller pot sizes, twice for larger containers.
PGRs generally not needed
White fly, spider mites
Unrooted: 12-14 wks Rooted: 8-10 wks
Unrooted: 14-16 wks Rooted: 10-12 wks
Unrooted: 16-18 wks Rooted: 12-14 wks
March to September
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