Autumn Sage 'Balmircher' Salvia Mirage Cherry Red = 'Balmircher' (PBR) (Mirage Series)

Autumn Sage 'Balmircher'


A bushy dwarf plant to 30-35cm tall, branching mainly from the base and evergreen if not cut back by frosts, with aromatic, small, ovate, downy, mid to deep green leaves. Bright cherry red flowers are borne in terminal racemes from summer to autumn continuing to the first frosts

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Common names

      Salvia 'Balmircher'

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Spread

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full sun

  • scissorsPruning

    group 9 in spring, deadhead to prolong flowering

  • bambooSoil

    SoilChalk, Loam, Sand

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Flower borders and beds Wall-side Borders City & Courtyard Gardens Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden Mediterranean Climate Plants Patio & Container Plants Gravel Garden

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by basal cuttings or softwood cuttings in spring or early summer or semi-ripe cuttings in late summer or autumn with bottom heat

  • insectPests

    May be susceptible to damage by leafhoppers, young growth may be attacked by slugs and snails or rosemary beetle

  • microbeDiseases

    Generally disease-free