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Hot Lips Salvia

Salvia microphylla 'Hot Lips'
SKU: HC015284
per Plant - 5" Deep Pot
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Salvia microphylla 'Hot Lips' (Littleaf Sage) blooms all summer with eye-catching red and white bicolor flowers. The nectar-rich flowers attract hummingbirds and other pollinators.
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Botanical Name
Salvia microphylla 'Hot Lips'
Growing Zones
Zone 8, Zone 9, Zone 10
Native, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Deer Resistant, Easy To Grow, Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Container Planting, Rock Gardens
Soil Moisture
Waterwise, Average
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Mature Height
36-48" tall
Bloom Time
Early summer to late fall


Salvia microphylla 'Hot Lips' (Littleaf Sage) has distinctive, brilliantly colored flowers that make 'Hot Lips' Salvia a special selection. Blooming from spring until hard frost in fall, the flower color will vary seasonally. In the cooler times of spring and fall, the flowers are strongly bi-colored red and white. When it's hot, the flowers go solid red. Regardless of the time of the growing season, this ever-blooming selection is a beauty. The plant makes a small shrub with age and thrives in poor soils with plenty of heat and sun. Plant with Lavender (Lavandula) and white Appleblossom Grass (Gaura). Javelina resistant
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