Salvia coccinea Red
Salvia coccinea has bright red flowers all summer long, making it a perfect bedding annual. It's also one of the best flowers for hummingbirds!
Salvia coccinea is hardy in zones 8-11. Grow it as an annual elsewhere. For pink flowers, see Salvia coccinea 'Coral Nymph'. Also known as Hummingbird Sage. Deer resistant.
Sowing Salvia coccinea Seeds:
Sow indoors 6-8 weeks before the last frost date. Or sow outdoors after the last frost. Barely cover the seeds. Full sun. Spacing 12".
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