Salvia ‘Hot Lips’
Sage ‘Hot Lips’, Salvia microphylla ‘Hot Lips’, Salvia x microphylla ‘Hot Lips’, Salvia ‘Hot Lips’, Salvia x jamensis ‘Hot Lips’
Variety or Cultivar
‘Hot Lips’ _ ‘Hot Lips’ is a bushy, evergreen sub-shrub with small, ovate, aromatic, mid-green leaves, often turning dark-red in autumn, and loose racemes of crimson and white flowers in summer and autumn.
Foliage is aromatic
RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Crimson, White in Summer; White, Crimson in Autumn
Green in All seasons
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
Leafhoppers , Slugs , Snails
Pruning group 9 in spring.
Basal cuttings, Semi-hardwood cuttings, Softwood cuttings
Salvia ‘Hot Lips’ (Sage ‘Hot Lips’) will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 1m after 5-10 years.
Mediterranean, Low Maintenance, Cottage/Informal, Coastal, City, Beds and borders, Wallside and trellises
Grow in light, humus-rich, moderately fertile, moist but free-draining soil in a sheltered, sunny position.
Chalky, Loamy, Sandy
Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral