Sage, Scarlet (Salvia coccinea), packet of 200 seeds
Family: Mint (Lamiaceae)
Annual. 70 days to flowers
(Hummingbird sage. Scarlet Sage) Annual, originating probably in Mexico and found wild in the southeastern states, Mexico, the Caribbean and northern South America. Cardinal scarlet flowers. Quick color for borders and beds, a good choice for mesic to dry sites. The numerous flowers and their nectaries are a favorite of butterflies and hummingbirds. Press light-dependent seeds into surface of soil in early spring. Direct seed in the garden bed and tamp well, or start in pots and transplant out after last frost. Average germ time 6 days. Flowers 1 to 2 feet wide and about 2 feet tall. Deer resistant, not invasive, companions well with other plants.
200 seeds/pkt, Open pollinated, Untreated, NOP GMO’s