Salvia microphylla Baby Salvia

Baby Salvia flowers

Baby Salvia (sometimes called Little Leaf Salvia) gets its name from the size of its leaves and not its overall growth or flower power. The bright orange-red flower is accented by a dark and light alternating pattern found on the new stems. A humming bird favorite!

Baby Salvia should be cut back when the flowers stop. This sometimes happens twice in a season. Since the flowers stop forming when temperatures get over 90 this can be a good time to give it a bit of a hair cut and shaping. As summer winds down and the temperatures cool off it will start blooming again. A second pruning in the fall is also a good idea. Prune back about a third of the plant and cut out any squirrelly branches.

Baby Salvia with new stems.

Cultural Information

Height: 3 Feet 

Hardiness:  Perennial
in Zones 8-11

Flower Color: Red 

Characteristics: Full Sun,

Uses: Ornamental,
Hummingbird Plant

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