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Maraschino Salvia

Salvia Maraschino
SKU: HC014705
per Plant - 5" Deep Pot
Shipping begins the week of February 26th, 2024
Maraschino comes into bloom in the summer with a stunning display of deep cherry red flowers. Very cold hardy, this beauty likes to be placed where it gets the morning sun but shade in the heat of the afternoon. A hummingbird's delight! Drought resistant/drought tolerant plant (xeric).
key features
Botanical Name
Salvia Maraschino
Growing Zones
Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9, Zone 10, Zone 11
Native, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Low Maintenance, Long Bloom Time, Fragrant
Soil Moisture
Light Requirements
Full Sun, Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade
Mature Height
36" tall
Bloom Time
Early summer to fall


36" tall x 18" wide (cutting propagated). What a superb hybrid this has proven itself to be! The luscious cherry colored flowers begin in early summer and continue through fall until hard frost. A cross between Salvia microphylla and Salvia greggii, Maraschino enjoys garden conditions with enriched, well-drained soil and regular irrigation during hot, dry weather. Unlike most Salvia greggii varieties, Maraschino prefers afternoon shade in hotter climates. Although this is one of the most cold hardy bush Salvias (see description of Salvia 'Furmans Red' for additional information), you will have fantastic garden performance in hot, humid climates too!
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