Sage, Scarlet (Salvia coccinea) - 100 Seeds
•American grown seeds
•USDA Zones: 2-12
Ablaze with color, these crimson spikes come from the southern US, but can be grow as an annual in most areas. The hummingbirds love these red tubular flowers and will be zinging throughout your garden with delight.
Direct sow in late fall pressing seeds into the surface of the soil and not covering since this plant needs light to germinate. For spring planting, mix the seeds with moist sand and store in the refrigerator for 30 days before planting. Keep the soil lightly moist until germination which typically occurs in 2 weeks. Water seedlings until the become established. Scarlet Sage grows quickly and once matured will need very little care outside of watering during especially drive periods. Thrives in sandy, rocky well-draining soil.