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Salvia fulgens

Classification

Order: Lamiales
   Family: Lamiaceae
            Genus: Salvia
                        Specie: Salvia fulgens

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 4 ft (1.2 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil in a sunny position

Features: Green leaves, downy beneath; bright red flowers in summer

Uses: Shrub borders Tubs Cottage gardens

Zones: 9-10

Description: A native of Mexico, this 4?ft (1.2?m) tall subshrub can become woody-stemmed and shrubby in mild climates. It has 2?4?in (5?10 cm) long, ovate to poplar-shaped leaves that are cleft at the base, with toothed edges and downy undersides. Bright red 1?2?in (

Growth Habit: Upright branching habit

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