Scarlet Sage (Salvia coccinea) Annual
The scarlet spikes of this deer-resistant variety grow on sturdy stems reaching 3' fall and bloom spring through fall. Used as a medicinal and culinary herb, loved by pollinators, and beautiful as a cut flower. A self-seeding annual or perennial in warmer climates.
- 100 seeds minimum
- Germination: 12-15 days
- Bloom time: late spring-summer
- Direct sow in full sun after last frost date. Gently press scattered seeds into loosened soil. Start indoors as early as 10 weeks before for early blooms.
- Space plants 24-36” apart