Salvia microphylla 'San Carlos Festival', mountain sage

Category: Sun Perennials
Family: Lamiaceae
Origin: Mexico
Evergreen: yes
Flower Color: pinkish red violet
Bloom Time: spring, summer, fall
Height: 2 ft
Width: 3 ft
Exposure: part sun
Irrigation: medium
Cold Hardiness: 0 F
Description: Collected in La Bufa, San Carlos Mountains, Tamaulipas, Mexico in 1992 and introduced in 1997. The attraction is a prolific bloomer over a long season, lots and lots of incredibly bright deep pink-red flowers with a hint of violet. Trim in spring after new growth has appeared.