Like a pair of red stilettos or your favorite red lipstick, you just feel all dressed up the moment you put them on! Your garden will feel the same way once you include this vibrant flower among your other perennials and shrubs! Vibrant red blooms, the Saucy™ Red Salvia (Salvia splendens) is one of those eye-catching reds that just seems to go with everything!
An annual in cold growing zones, Saucy Red Salvia is typically seen brightening patio and porch planters and window boxes in the sun or shade. Warm climates can enjoy these perennial Sages as vivid herbaceous perennials that come back every year!
Saucy™ Salvia has that perfect color that just attracts pollinators, bees and hummingbirds looking for a tasty treat! The lush green foliage has cute teeth along the edge but are soft and dense. You’ll appreciate the self-deadheading blooms that are low maintenance and easy care!
Saucy™ Red Salvia dresses up mixed-shrub plantings when used as edging or adds eye-popping bursts of color when used in groups among other perennials. You’ll gain major curb appeal with a row of these highlighting your foundation plantings or growing around your mailbox! Ring larger shrubs with vivid color or use these to make that sculpture or garden urn really stand out.
Patio pots, porch planters and even window boxes are ideal for these fiery red focal points! Mixing with almost all other colors, the possibilities are endless! Pollinator gardens, cutting gardens and even en masse where a bank of bright red color will turn heads while covering ground fast!
Salvia are easy to grow annuals and perennials, tolerating a wide range of conditions from sun to shade, however, you’ll see more blooms in sun, but in the hottest growing zones, they do appreciate some afternoon shade. Fertilize regularly throughout the growing season.
Saucy™ Red Salvia is just what your garden needs to feel all dressed up and ready to grow for the year! Order new and exciting plants from the experts at NatureHills.com today!
Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.
Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!
Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.
Keep in mind, specific varieties and different growing conditions can affect the rate at which plants grow. Variations in size may occur.
|Young Plants to 18 Months|
|2"x2"x3"||Ranges from||.18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume|
|4.5" Container||Equal to||.65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume|
|Sprinter Pot||Equal to||.63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume|
|4" Container||Ranges from||.31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume|
|6" Container||Equal to||1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume|
|1 Quart||Equal to||1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume|
|5.5" Container||Equal to||1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x5"||Ranges from||.8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x6"||Ranges from||1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x9"||Ranges from||1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x10"||Ranges from||1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old|
|2 Quart||Equal to||2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume|
|#1 Container||Ranges from||2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume|
|5"x5"x12"||Equal to||3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 2 - 4 Years Old|
|#2 Container||Ranges from||1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume|
|#3 Container||Ranges from||2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 3 - 5 Years Old|
|#5 Container||Ranges from||2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume|
|#6 Container||Ranges from||5.25 to 6.01 dry gallons / 23.12 to 26.42 dry liters in volume|
|#7 Container||Ranges from||5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume|
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This proprietary eCommerce software prevents the shipment of a restricted plant to each state. The Plant Sentry system includes a shipment certification program. The Plant Sentry Compliance Officer works closely with NatureHills.com and each nursery or fulfillment center to ensure only compliant plants are sold to customers.
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To obtain a more accurate shipment time-frame, simply enter your zip code in the “Find Your Growing Zone” box to the right. Our plants are grown all over the country and lead time on items may be different because of this. Once your order is placed, you will also receive the specific shipment time-frame information as part of your order confirmation. Once an item ships, you will receive shipment notification and tracking numbers, so you can follow along while your plant travels to your doorstep. We use FedEx, UPS, or USPS at our discretion.
Due to winter weather we have put a hold on shipping to the areas shown below in grey. You can still order now and we will ship the plant to you during an appropriate time for your zone.
At Nature Hills we handle, package and ship the products you order with the utmost care to ensure healthy delivery. Shipping and handling charges are calculated based on the tables below. Please note that some items include an additional handling surcharge, these will be noted on the item's product page.
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|Brand||Nature Hills' Choice|
|Botanical Name||Salvia splendens 'Saucy Red'|
|Mature Height||2 - 3 feet|
|Mature Spread||2 - 3 feet|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun, Partial Shade|
|Soil||Well Drained Soil|
|Pruning Time||After Flowering|