Is it any wonder this is a favorite of the Hummers ?
Though used as ornamental garden flowers, I have cultivated it in a pot in my office.
Salvia splendens growing in the greenhouse. Seward, Alaska. April 3, 2005.
Putting on it's last show before frost
Closeup of flowers in a plastic container on patio on Sept. 25, 2006 at 4:37 pm.
Looking down on flowers on June 24, 06 at 1:50 pm.
Brilliant Red...red flower stalks...this is a very carefree plant !
Photo taken at Home Depot
Dramatic wine red calyxes produce showy deep red flowers that bloom profusely over a long season from as early as late Spring through frost.
Third season for this plant in a pot, with bright morning sun for a good three hours, then shaded. Zone 9b FL
Hotel Vivenda Penedo, Brazil. Copyright Karl Gercens. Conservatory Horticulturist at Longwood Gardens. http://www.karlgercens.com
Singapore. Photo courtesy of and copyright of Irene Ngoo at Min's Garden @tropicaljungle in Singapore.
Photo courtesy of and copyright of Irene Ngoo at Min's Garden @tropicaljungle in Singapore.