Salvia darcyi

Red Mountain Sage

Herbaceous Perennial

Tall bright-red flower spikes rise above foliage in late spring and early summer. It spreads by stolons to produce wide clumps that are densely covered with the pastel green triangular shaped leaves.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 7, 8, 9, 10

Exposure: Full Sun, Afternoon Sun, Reflected Heat

Water Needs: Drought-tolerant


Size: 36 - 48 tall x 36 - 60 wide
Shape / Form: Clumping, Upright
Foliage Texture: Medium
Foliage Quality: Medium

Features: Attracts Bees, Attracts Birds, Attracts Hummingbirds, Drought-tolerant / Water wise, Flowers, Long Blooming

Foliage Color: Green

Flower Color: Red
Bloom Season: Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Summer, Fall
Flower Shape: Spike /Spire

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Beds and Borders, Cutting Garden, Hell Strip, Mixed Border
Special Situations: Deer Resistant, Low Water / No Water, Reflected Heat
Wildlife: Bees, Butterflies, Deer Resistant, Hummingbirds, Pollinators

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Summer, Fall
Plant Behavior: Fast Growing / Vigorous

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: medium

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