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botanical name:
Salvia greggii 'Desert Blaze'
Salvia greggii 'Desert Blaze' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Mexican bush, Autumn Sage
synonyms:  Salvia microphylla 'Desert Blaze', Salvia greggii 'Variegata'
family:  Lamiaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen, semi-evergreen
height: 1.00m
width: 0.60m
growth rate:
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: red
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: 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.

other notes:
Discovered by John Augustine, Phoenix, Arizona, USA

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