Mountain Sage
Mountain Sage
Mountain Sage

Mountain Sage

Salvia regla

General Information

  • Full Sun
  • Part Sun/Shade
  • Low Water Requirement
  • Very Low Maintenance
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Flowers
  • Texas Native

Common Names

Mountain Sage; Mountain Salvia

Plant Description

Part shade. Nearly evergreen with thin leaves and red to orange blooms generally in early summer and again in autumn. A small shrub, it prefers rocky settings in its native habitat, so avoid poorly-drained heavy clays. Use it to attract hummingbirds.

Plant Details

  • plant type: Perennial
  • origins: Mexico and west Texas


coupon eligible: Yes

watersaver: Yes

flower color: Red, Orange

freeze hardy: Yes

wildlife: Hummingbirds

sunlight requirements: Full Sun, Part Sun/Shade

soil types: Sandy, Thin

invasive: No

plant category: sage/salvia


None required. Can be cut back in late winter, or as needed to control size.

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