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Saucy Wine Salvia

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  • USDA Hardiness Zones 9-10
  • Height 2-3 Feet Tall
  • Spread 2-3 Feet Wide

You are going to love this new Salvia. The Saucy Wine Salvia is often grown for its luscious burgundy red flower spikes that last from spring to fall. It is a sterile and self-cleaning version so no need for deadheading! Pollinators and hummingbirds also love this one. It has a resistance to deer and simple maintenance.

Lush green foliage is paired with deep burgundy flower spikes. The Saucy Wine Salvia has a generous bloom season, lasting from April to November. There is no deadheading required to keep blooms coming back. This plant grows to a height and width of two to three feet. It is a perfect addition to flower beds, border planting, and containers. Add this one to your cutting garden for a beautiful cut flower or plant in masses.

Saucy Wine Salvia Care

The Saucy Wine Salvia should be planted in full sun for best results. It can tolerate short periods of light shade at minimum six hours of sun each day is required. Soil needs to be hummus rich and fertile. Soil should always remain moist and be well-drained. Ph level of the soil can vary and will be tolerated. Water needs for the Saucy Wine Salvia are average. Fertilizer should be applied yearly in the spring. Deadheading is not necessary.

Saucy Wine Salvia Spacing

Spacing for the Saucy Wine Salvia should be thirty-six inches, center on center. Proper spacing ensures your plant has plenty of room to grow and develop a strong root system. If container planting is desired, use a five to seven gallon size.

Saucy Wine Salvia Plant Facts

USDA Hardiness Zones: 9-10
Flower Color(s): Burgundy Red
Bloom Period: Spring to Fall
Foliage Color(s): Lush Green
Light Exposure: Partial Shade to Full Sun
Height: 2-3 Feet
Spread: 2-3 Feet
Habit: Compact
Watering: Medium
Features: Cut Flowers, Heat Tolerant, Rebloomer, Attracts Butterflies
Scientific Name: Salvia splendens
Common Name: Saucy™ Wine Salvia
Brand: Southern Living Plants

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Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice

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  • If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.  
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Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.

It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.

2 Reviews - Saucy Wine Salvia Show Reviews

  • 5
    i love the color

    Posted by Jessica Baker on Jan 6th 2022

    I have been very pleased with my purchase from your company. I'm in zone 9 and it is doing well in my garden. It has been amazing for attracting bees to my garden as well! I would definitely recommend this plant!

  • 3
    Small but improving...

    Posted by Lorraine B Fink on Jun 19th 2021

    For the cost of this plant, I was very disappointed at its size and condituon upon arrival. It had broken branches, was smaller than expected and was also wilted. After planting, watering, and lots of TLC, I am pleased with the frequency of its blooms and it does appear healthier looking.