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Salvia greggii 'Desert Blaze'
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common name: Mexican bush, Autumn Sage
synonyms: Salvia microphylla 'Desert Blaze', Salvia greggii 'Variegata'
shrub, evergreen, semi-evergreen
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: red
main season: Summer
dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -6°C
USDA zone: 9 to 10
Small twiggy shrub with small, variegated, creamy-white edged leaves. Dark scarlet-red flowers in late summer and autumn. Relatively hardy.
Discovered by John Augustine, Phoenix, Arizona, USA