Week 37 – September 15, 2019

Plant Information

Roman Red Salvia

New variety!
Growing Information:
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Salvia splendens x darcyi

Common Name: Salvia

Hardiness Zone: 8a - 11

Hardiness Degree: 32°F (0.0°C)

Blooming Season: Summer, Autumn, Spring, Late Spring

Plant Habit: Mounded, Upright

Characteristics: Attracts Hummingbirds, Heat Tolerant, Low Maintenance, Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Drought Tolerant

Water: Light

Fertilize: Once a month

Spacing: 20 - 26" (51 - 66cm)

Height: 28 - 34" (71 - 86cm)

Width: 28 - 36" (71 - 91cm)

Exposure: Partial Sun, Sun

General Information: Large-bodied plant is great for the landscape or large containers, offering excellent Summer garden performance.

Grower Information:

  • Has a more compact habit compared to the leading competitor’s red, along with medium green foliage.
  • This is the only vibrant red, interspecific salvia on the market!
  • More similar in habit and performance to ‘Black & Bloom’, with a semi-mounded habit.
  • Offers exceptional landscape performance when compared to Salvia splendens.

'Roman Red'

Protection Information: PPAF

(Flowering Only License)