Salvia greggii 'Furman's Red' is one of the best autumn sage cultivars with masses of bright red flowers from black stamens all summer long.
Salvia greggii 'Furman's Red' was introduced to cultivation in the 1970s and remains one of the best and most vigorous autumn sage cultivars. It grows 2-3 feet tall and wide with small semi-evergreen, aromatic leaves and masses of bright red flowers from black stamens all summer long. Prefers lean soils and hot, dry conditions or grow in containers. Every pollinator in your city will flock to an autumn sage in bloom.
Common Name: Autumn Sage
Family: Lamiaceae (The Mint Family)
Zone Hardiness: 5-10
Light: Full Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Red
Secondary Bloom Colour: Black
Bloom Time: Summer - Fall
Soil Moisture: Average, Dry
Benefits: Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Deer Resistant: Yes
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Well-drained, rocky slopes. Rocky soils in Central, West and South Texas, and Mexico.
Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America
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