Autumn sage 'Desert Blaze' Salvia greggii 'Desert Blaze' (v)
'Desert Blaze' is a bushy plant to 65cm tall, evergreen if not cut back by frosts, with small, aromatic, ovate, grey-green leaves edged with cream and yellow. Scarlet-red flowers are borne in terminal racemes in summer and autumn
About this plant
autumn sage 'Desert Blaze'
Salvia greggii 'Sparkler Cream', Salvia greggii 'Desert Sun'
group 9 in spring and deadhead to prolong flowering
SoilChalk, Loam, Sand
- Suitable locations
Flower borders and beds Wall-side Borders Coastal City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden Mediterranean Climate Plants
Propagate by basal cuttings or softwood cuttings in spring or early summer or semi-ripe cuttings in late summer or autumn with bottom heat
May be attacked by leafhoppers, slugs and snails and rosemary beetle
Generally disease free