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Salvia darcyi

Salvia darcyi

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Mexican sage is popular for its light (sometimes ever-)green, heart-shaped leaves and masses of brilliant coral-red flowers. Best used in the xeric garden; hummingbirds love it.

Zones: 7 to 10*

Family: Lamiaceae

Type: Herbaceous Perennial

Height: 36 to 48 in.

Spread: 36 to 48.

Exposure: Full Sun

Soil: Average, undemanding

Bloom Time: June to September

Native Range: the Mexican Sierra Madre Oriental

Sale Size: 1 gallon or 4” pot

*Sources disagree on hardiness. Denver Botanic Gardens grows this successfully in Zone 5... we recommend taking cuttings in fall to overwinter in the Hudson Valley.

Image Credits:

  • Image 1 (inflorescence) Ulimw, CC BY-SA 4.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0>, via Wikimedia Commons
  • Image 2 (full view) User:BotBln, CC BY-SA 3.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0>, via Wikimedia Commons
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