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Baby Sage Pink Blush in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Salvia microphylla 'Pink Blush' syn. Salvia greggii 'Blush Pink'

 

Baby Sage 'Pink Blush'

Original:'Pink Blush' is a bushy, spreading sub-shrub with neat, ovate leaves and short terminal racemes of two-lipped, purplish-rose flowers with bright red-purple lower lips, in late summer and autumn. 'Pink Blush' bears two-lipped, purple-pink flowers with bright red-purple lower lips, from late Summer into Autumn New:There are many types of Salvia. They can be annual, biennial, or perennial herbs, and woody subshrubs. The leaves are sometimes toothed or pinnately divided. The flowering stems bear small bracts, and in some species the bracts are ornamental. Some Salvias have hairy leaves or stems or flowers, and these hairs sometimes give off an aroma when brushed as oil is secreted. The flowers of Salvia are usually tubular with two "lips" - the lower one larger than the upper one - and often fragrant.

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plant Features
  • Baby Sage Pink Blush likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Baby Sage Pink Blush likes very little water

    Very little water

  • Baby Sage Pink Blush is frost hardy: 23f (-5°c)

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • Baby Sage Pink Blush likes free draining

    Free draining

 
plant information

Common name

Baby Sage 'Pink Blush'

Latin name

Salvia microphylla 'Pink Blush' syn. Salvia greggii 'Blush Pink'

type

Perennial

family

Lamiaceae

ph

5.0 - 8.0 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Baby Sage Pink Blush likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Frost

    Baby Sage Pink Blush is frost hardy: 23f (-5°c)

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • Soil

    Baby Sage Pink Blush likes free draining

    Free draining

  • Water

    Baby Sage Pink Blush likes very little water

    Very little water

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Baby Sage Pink Blush is 1.00meters x 1.30meters 1.00 M 1.30 M

Salvia microphylla 'Pink Blush' syn. Salvia greggii 'Blush Pink'

Original:'Pink Blush' is a bushy, spreading sub-shrub with neat, ovate leaves and short terminal racemes of two-lipped, purplish-rose flowers with bright red-purple lower lips, in late summer and autumn. 'Pink Blush' bears two-lipped, purple-pink flowers with bright red-purple lower lips, from late Summer into Autumn New:There are many types of Salvia. They can be annual, biennial, or perennial herbs, and woody subshrubs. The leaves are sometimes toothed or pinnately divided. The flowering stems bear small bracts, and in some species the bracts are ornamental. Some Salvias have hairy leaves or stems or flowers, and these hairs sometimes give off an aroma when brushed as oil is secreted. The flowers of Salvia are usually tubular with two "lips" - the lower one larger than the upper one - and often fragrant.


Planting young plants

From Late Autumn TO Late Winter

Pot grown plants can be planted out from late autumn to late winter. Plant in Beds or borders in any well drained garden soil preferably enriched with well rotted manure or compost. Choose a sunny position. Annual varieties can be planted after last frosts and the arrival of warm spring weather.

 

Propagation by division.

From Late Spring TO Late Spring

For perennial and shruby types, propagation is best done by division. Using a fork dig up plant, try to keep the root ball as complete as possible. Split the root ball at the center with a sharp knife or a spade. Replant the plants to the same depth as the original and keep well watered until established.

 
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