Salvia splendens 'Saucy™ Red'

Scarlet Sage

Tips for Homeowners:

Water regularly and feed with a high-nitrogen fertilizer every month. 

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This is a new Salvia variety that produces beautiful red flowers all season and stays tidy and almost care free.

  • New red flowers replace the old
  • Attracts butterflies, hummingbirds and bees
  • Excellent cut flower

Best used in container gardens.

Height: 24-36 in
Spread: 24-36 in
Zone: 7-10
Color: Red

Interesting Notes about Scarlet Sage:

This is a new Salvia that does not re-seed and is a very strong grower. The plant stays tidy throughout the season requiring no deadheading and because it self-cleans will keep producing fresh new flowers. 

Characteristics & Attributes


  • Ground Cover
  • Border or Bed
  • Fast Growing
  • Blooms all Season
  • Specimen
  • Great Foliage
  • Container
  • Summer Bloomer
  • Low Maintenance
  • Naturalizing
  • Mass Planting
  • Cut Flower/ Foliage
  • Long Blooming
  • Rock Garden

Foliage Color:

  • Green


  • Full Sun
  • Partial Sun

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Pollinators
  • Attracts Humming-birds

Critter Resistance:

  • Deer Resistant
  • Rabbit Resistant


  • Upright

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer

Soil Moisture:

  • Average Water