B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Salvia microphylla red is cold hardy
USDA Zone:9 20° to 30°F (-6.5° to -1°C)
|Type of plant - shrub
Flower or inflorescence:
RED, long flowering period
brighter GREEN, deltoid, very small in nature...tol. alkaline soil
|Height, in meters: 1
Height, in feet: 3.30
|Salvia microphylla red sales history
Synonyms (alternative names) for Salvia microphylla red:
|Salvia grahamii red,|
Common names for Salvia microphylla red:
|(folk:leaf tea in Mexico), Myrto de los montes,|
Salvia microphylla red
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|We are looking for seeds from this plant, if you know where we can find seeds or would like to be told when we have a source, please let me know.|
|43||: Herbaceous Border Plant Seed List|
|55||: Fragrant or Aromatic Flower or Foliage Plant Seeds|
|62||: Mexican Native and Introduced Plants|
|161||: Edible Flowers|
|Some flowers are poisonous if not cooked. Some are only edible while in bud. Identify and correctly prepare all flowers before eating. Do not eat flowers that have been sprayed with weedkiller or other chemicals.|
|190||: Trees and Shrubs For Mediterranean Climates|
|191||: Tropical Shrubs and Trees|
|700||: Humming Bird Nectar Plants|
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds.
Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like
require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.|
Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet,
the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Salvia microphylla red seeds will usually germinate in 10-14 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.
For Patens & Superba see No. 14 (Pre-chill for 3 weeks).