Plant Data Sheet  
 
  Salvia microphylla 'Hot Lips'
 
NOMENCLATURE
Botanical Name: Salvia microphylla 'Hot Lips'
Common Name: Salvia microphylla 'Hot Lips'
DESCRIPTION
This plant has fragrant foliage on an upright, brightly-flowered shrub to 18-24 inches tall. Unlike many other varieties of Salvia, 'Hot Lips' has a bicolor flower that is white with a hot pink lip. This plant is excellent for attracting hummingbirds and creating a playful splash of color throughout the growing season. Mix with other salvias of varying texture and height to create an eye-catching display.
CULTURAL INFORMATION
Light Exposure: Sun or Partial Shade
Water Requirements: Moderate
Sunset Zone: 7-24
USDA Zone: 10 to 15 F( Z8a)
PLANT ANATOMY
Foliage Growth Cycle: Evergreen
Plant Habit: Upright
Growth Rate: Moderate
Height (at Maturity): 1-1/2 - 2 ft.
Width (at Maturity): 1-1/2 - 2 ft.
FLOWER CHARACTERISTICS
Color: Red, white, white and red
Season: Spring-Fall
LEAF CHARACTERISTICS
Color: Green
Shape: Triangular to oval
Fragrance: Yes
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