BCP/Salvia vanhouttei


Salvia vanhouttei

Form and inflorescences of a red-flowered variety

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Profile for Salvia vanhouttei (Salvia)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Upright herbaceous plant
Flowers:Tubular, 2-lipped, red through pink and purple
Foliage:Simple, opposite
Stem:Square in cross section
Life Cycle: Perennial
Similar Plants:Similar to Salvia splendens, but the spikes are larger and looser (sometimes considered a subspecies)

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Regional data:
Southeastern Pennsylvania: (cultivated) July, August, September

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This page is a profile for the plant species Salvia vanhouttei, used to collect records of where and when this plant was observed blooming, and for providing identification information for use in dichotomous keys. If you would like to help collect data for this or other plants, see Bloom clock project/How to Contribute for orientation.