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Hot Lips Sage

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Unusual and striking flowers whose upper portion is pure white and lower lip is red, and occasionally all white or all red. Hummingbirds are attracted to the flowers that appear continuously over a long season. Evergreen. Photo credit: Richard Shiell


  • Full Sun

  • Low

  • Height
    3 - 5 feet

  • Spread
    2—4 feet

Availability: Out of stock



Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.

Brand Monrovia
Botanical Name Salvia microphylla 'Hot Lips'
Plant Type Shrubs, Perennials
Plant Subtype MID/LATE INTERMEDIATE FLOWERING
Foliage Color Gray-Green
Light Needs Full Sun
Water Needs Low
USDA Cold Hardiness Zones 8 - 10
Height 3 - 5 feet
Spread 2—4 feet
Special Uses Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Deer Resistant, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers, Waterwise
Landscape Uses Container
Flower Color Red
Bloom Time Fall, Summer

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