Salvia microphylla Hot Lips
Salvia microphylla Hot Lips
Salvia microphylla Hot Lips - DescriptionPotted Salvia microphylla 'Hot Lips'
Common Name: Hot Lips Sage
Other Names: None
Indoors or Outdoor: Outdoor
Size: Typically reaches a height and spread of 90-120 cm.
Salvia microphylla Hot Lips - DeliveryDelivery Info: Your healthy Salvia microphylla 'Hot Lips' plant will be carefully packaged and shipped directly to your doorstep, ready for planting.
Salvia microphylla Hot Lips - CharacteristicsMature Size: Hot Lips Sage typically grows to a height and spread of 90-120 cm.
Evergreen or Deciduous: Evergreen, providing year-round foliage and color.
Preferred Position: Full sun to partial shade.
Shape - Plant Characteristics: Compact and bushy growth with aromatic, small green leaves and stunning red and white bi-colored flowers.
Hardy or Not Hardy: Hardy in most regions but may require protection in very cold climates.
Diseases: Generally resistant to common garden pests and diseases.
Salvia microphylla Hot Lips - UsesUses in Garden: Hot Lips Sage is perfect for borders, containers, and as a pollinator-friendly addition to your garden. Its vibrant flowers attract bees and butterflies.
Salvia microphylla Hot Lips - Planting CharacteristicsPreferred Planting Aspect: Full sun for best flowering, but it can tolerate partial shade.
Is it Frost Hardy: It's moderately frost-hardy, but in severe winters, protection may be necessary.
Fast or Slow Growing: Moderate growth rate.
Pruning Advice: Prune in spring to maintain shape and encourage new growth.
Salvia microphylla Hot Lips - Planting Instructions in an Irish Climate
Sowing Time: Plant in late spring or early summer when the soil has warmed up.
Instruction: Plant in well-drained soil with good organic matter. Water regularly until established.
Trench Preparation: No trench preparation needed for this potted plant.
Positioning of Plants: Choose a sunny or partially shaded location with well-drained soil.
Plant Spacing: Space plants 60-90 cm apart.
Pruning: Prune in spring to remove dead or damaged growth and shape the plant.
Facts About Product: Salvia microphylla 'Hot Lips' is renowned for its striking bi-colored flowers, resembling red lips, which appear throughout the summer and into autumn. This variety adds vibrant color and a touch of wildlife-friendly beauty to your garden.
Enhance your garden's appeal with the beauty of Salvia microphylla 'Hot Lips'. Its evergreen nature, bi-colored flowers, and adaptability to Irish climates make it a delightful addition to your outdoor space. Order yours today and enjoy the vibrant charm of this stunning Salvia variety.
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