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Salvia microphylla Hot Lips

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Salvia microphylla Hot Lips

Small Leaf Sage,
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B9, C7
C3, Specials
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B9, C7
Size: 14cm
Available: 8
$/Unit (EX GST): $6.82 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $7.51 inc GST
C3, Specials
Size: 14cm
Available: 47
$/Unit (EX GST): $5.09 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $5.60 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Salvia microphylla Hot Lips Small Leaf Sage,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Bun Shaped, Dense

Hot Lips creates brilliant lasting colour over a long flowering period and is great for those sunny, drier positions. It displays crisp and vibrant tones and is perfect for creating an exciting splash of colour throughout the garden. It is an easy to grow perennial, developing predominantly red & white flowers throughout the warmer months. Ideal in cottage gardens, pots or planters.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
60cm-1m 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Feature, Formal Garden, Fragrant Garden, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Tropical Garden, Verge, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Fertilise in Spring with a slow release fertiliser and prune to desired shape. Choose a site in full sun in most soil types with good drainage. Drought tolerant once established but should be given the occasional deep watering during extended periods of heat. Information and images courtesy of Colour Innovations.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Lamiaceae SouthAmerica

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: White, Red
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: High
Drought: High
Frost: High
Wind: High