Baby sage 'Rodbaston Red' Salvia microphylla 'Rodbaston Red'

baby sage 'Rodbaston Red'


'Rodbaston Red' is a bushy sub-shrub to about 90cm tall, evergreen in mild locations, with small, aromatic leaves. Vivid, pinkish-red flowers in short spikes are borne from summer to late autumn

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      baby sage 'Rodbaston Red'

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      0.5-1 metres

    • Spread

      0.5-1 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun

  • scissorsPruning

    group 9 in spring, deadhead to prolong flowering

  • bambooSoil

    SoilChalk, Loam, Sand

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

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

  • sproutPropogation

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

  • insectPests

    Leaves may be damaged by slugs, snails and sage leafhopper

  • microbeDiseases

    Generally disease free