Baby sage 'Wendy's Surprise' Salvia microphylla 'Wendy's Surprise'

baby sage 'Wendy's Surprise'


A bushy plant about 100 x 100cm, evergreen in mild locations, bearing small, aromatic ovate, mid to dark green leaves. Profuse flowers in terminal racemes are bright cherry-red and borne from late spring to autumn

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      baby sage 'Wendy's Surprise'

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      0.5-1 metres

    • Spread

      0.5-1 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun

  • scissorsPruning

    group 9 in spring

  • bambooSoil

    SoilChalk, Loam, Sand

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

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

    Leaves may be damaged by slugs, snails, rosemary beetle and leafhoppers

  • microbeDiseases

    Generally disease free