Salvia Hot Lips

Height 1m
Spread 1m
Full sun
Dry Tolerant
Frost Hardy
Coastal
Botanical Name: Salvia microphylla Hot Lips

Variety Profile

  • A lengthy display of bi-colour blooms in white and lipstick red.
  • Ideal variety for containers as well as borders.
  • Attracts bird life and pollinators.
  • Tolerant of coastal conditions, light frosts and hot dry conditions.

Cultural Care

Grows well in most soil types which are well draining.
Dry and frost tolerant once established.
Prune after a heavy flowering flush to encourage faster re-bloom and to maintain a neat habit.
Apply a slow release fertiliser in spring to improve overall vigour.

Plant Uses

  • Fast results for new gardens.
  • Lengthy colour for mixed borders.
  • Large containers or general garden use.

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