Salvia Hotlips

Flowers appear red, and then fade to white, giving a two tone contrast, from July onwards

Month Available: July

Evergreen / Deciduous: Deciduous

Flower Colour: White

Suitable For Wildlife: Bees

Soil Type: Moist, well-drained

Sun/Shade: Full sun

Season of Interest: Summer

Flower/Foliage/Berries: Flowers

Plant Type: Perennial

Hardy: Fully

Main Attribute: Two tone flowers

Height / Spread: 75cm x 100cm (30in x 40in)

This is a great plant for dry areas of the garden, its very drought tolerant and will put on an excellent colourful display

Where to Plant: Borders

Pests and Diseases: Capsid Bug, Red Spider Mite, Whitefly

Plant Care: Cut back hard in early spring

Care and Time: Low - spring

Warning: Toxic if eaten.

Benefits: A real show stopper! Aromatic foliage. During the summer the plant can have some all red and some all white flowers at the same time

History: This Salvia was found near the Chiapas area of Mexico, and introduced by Richard Turner of Strybing Arboretum, San Francisco

EU Rights: N/A

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