An interesting salvia for the salvia collector, should be a good hummingbird plant if started early enough in the growing season.
This pic was taken on 6/17/09 and our plants were nearly 6' tall. It's now August and they are over 7'...in our garden, Lincoln, Nebraska.
Our Praclara reached a height of 7' (right section in garden, behind 'Subrotunda' and 'Lady in Red' Salvias...Lincoln, Nebraska...August 12th, 2009.
Close-up of beautiful blooms...I love 'Praeclara' Salvia! Lincoln, Nebraska...June 8th, 2009.
this showy Bolivian native is an upstanding long bloomer, providing an energizer-bunny-like bloom period from the earliest Spring until frost with vivid orange-red flower spikes a foot in length above