Salvia coccinea 'Summer Jewel Red'


Tips for Homeowners:

Remove spent flowers to encourage more flowers.

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Bold red flower spikes rise above the foliage enough to catch the attention of butterflies, hummingbirds and admirers.

  • Bright red flowers are hummingbird magnets
  • Flowers nonstop all season
  • Dense, uniform growth

Use in beds and borders, containers and in the landscape for a good dependable burst of color.

Height: 10-24 in
Spread: 10-12 in
Zone: 10-11
Color: Red

Interesting Notes about Salvia:

Grown as an annual, but is a tender perennial in milder climates.  It does self seed and will naturalize itself without being invasive. With some water and fertilizer it will make the landscape or containers beautiful all summer.

Characteristics & Attributes


  • Ground Cover
  • Container
  • Long Blooming
  • Heat Tolerant
  • Naturalizing
  • Great Foliage
  • Disease Resistant
  • Fast Growing
  • Blooms all Season
  • Rock Garden
  • Mass Planting
  • Edging
  • Border or Bed
  • Summer Bloomer
  • Low Maintenance

Foliage Color:

  • Green


  • Full Sun

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Humming-birds

Critter Resistance:

  • Deer Resistant


  • Mounding

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer

Soil Moisture:

  • Average Water