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Salvia greggii 'Royal Bumble'

Salvia greggii 'Royal Bumble'

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Bright red flowers held above bushy, aromatic foliage electrify the garden all summer long. Hummingbirds can't get enough! Easy to grow in any well-drained soil; provide this drought tolerant Texas native at least a half day of sun and cut back spent inflorescences to encourage abundant flowering.

Distinctions: Winner of an Award of Garden Merit from the Royal Horticulture Society

Zones: 7 to 10*

Family: Lamiaceae

Type: Herbaceous Perennial

Height: 24 to 36 in.

Spread: 24 to 36 in.

Exposure: Full Sun to Part Shade

Soil: Drought tolerant once established

Bloom Time: June to September

Native Range: south-central and west Texas south to San Luis Potosi in Mexico

*this is one of the few tender perennials that we grow. Hudson Valley gardeners should take cuttings in fall to ensure a lasting supply in the garden. Gardeners in zones 7 and up can enjoy this beauty year after year without the extra effort.

Image Credits:

  • Image 1 (flowers)Photo by David J. Stang, CC BY-SA 4.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0>, via Wikimedia Commons
  • Image 2 (form) ZumaiaHE10, CC BY-SA 4.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0>, via Wikimedia Commons
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