Salvia microphylla Hot Lips
Latin Name: Salvia microphylla Hot Lips
Moisture/Zone: Average
Flower Colour: Red and white
Growth Speed: Medium
Foliage Type: Deciduous
Foliage Colour: Grey-green
Position: Full sun,part sun

The unique flowers of this eye-catching salvia are two-tone in scarlet-red and white. An outstanding, compact variety; continuously blooms through the summer from June to October. 'Hot Lips' has aromatic foliage; small grey-green leaves have a fine blackcurrant fragrance. Grow in full or part sun. Height to 50 cm. Vibrant summer display, good for cut flowers. Protect with mulch in the garden to overwinter. Plant in the garden or grow in a container. Attractive to insects, especially bees and butterflies.