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Salvia 'Lady in Red' /Lady in Red Salvia

Salvia 'Lady in Red'  / Salvia 'Lady in Red'
A great bright red salvia that blooms over an extended period
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A great bright red salvia that blooms over an extended period

Close-up image of the bright red trumpet-shaped flowers

This salvia is an excellent summer flowering annual

Flower spikes with many buds ready to open

Blooms over a long time during the hot months of the year and visited often by hummingbirds

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Scientific Name: Salvia 'Lady in Red'
Common Name: Lady in Red Salvia
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Summer, Fall
Flower color: Red
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Medium
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Plants That Attract Butterflies
Plants That Attract Hummingbirds
Comments: This salvia produces orange-red flowers over an extended period. If cut back in late summer plants will bloom again. As with most salvias, butterflies and hummingbirds are attracted to this one. This salvia will self-seed. This salvia has received special accolades for its performance as a summer flowering annual.