Furman’s Red Salvia Greggii

Mar 3, 2017 | Plant of the Month

Southwest Plant of the Month

Furman’s Red Texas Sage
Salvia Greggii
A favorite of bee’s and hummingbirds, Salvia greggii cultivars, (Fuman’s Red) is one of many varieties of colorful and hardy salvia. Blooms in late spring and again in the fall – this variety of salvia covers itself in bright red flowers and holds a sweet aroma within its foliage. This is a drought resistant/drought tolerant (xeric) plant. Salvia (commonly referred to as ‘Sage’) represent a huge family of ornamental plants that attract a variety of pollinators to their nectar rich flowers. They are resistant to deer and rabbits.

Salvia Greggii Furman’s Red

Common Name- Furman’s Red Texas Sage
Botanical Name – Salvia Greggii Furman’s Red
Zones – 6-10
Light requirements- Full Sun – Morning sun and afternoon shade
Flowering – Early summer to fall
H and W – 24-36” tall and up to 18” wide
Planting time – Spring/Summer/Fall
Soil Moisture- Drought Resistant/Waterwise

– Salvia Greggii Furman’s Red

– Salvia Greggii Furman’s Red