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Salvia 'Ember's Wish'


Salvia 'Ember's Wish' has large, bright coral-red flowers are produced all summer long atop scented foliage. Plant, stand back, and watch the hummingbird madness begin.

Salvia 'Ember's Wish' is not likely to be hardy for most people but the hummingbirds are begging for it. They really are! Large, bright coral-red flowers are produced all summer long atop scented foliage. Drought and heat tolerant so its blooms will not fade in the heat. Ornamental sages are useful for full to part sun locations. Grow in a protected location against the house or in a pot that can be protected in winter or treat as an annual. Customers return every year to buy this plant as well as 'Love and Wishes' and 'Amistad' because they are so good at attracting hummers.

Common Name: Sage

Family: Lamiaceae (The Mint Family)

Zone Hardiness: 8-10

Light: Full Sun

Height: 12-24"

Width: 2-3'

Primary Bloom Colour: Red

Secondary Bloom Colour: Orange

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Spring - Summer

Soil Moisture: Average

Stem Colour: Red

Fragrance: Yes

Berries: No

Benefits: Butterflies, Hummingbirds

Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat:


Geogrpahical Origin: Miscellaneous - Garden Origin

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