Salvia splendens

Common name: Salvia

Scientific name: Salvia splendens

Salvia is a popular bedding plant and works well in sunny climates. This tender herbaceous perennial plant blooms flowers in various shades of red, pink, blue, lavender, orange, white and bicolor.


Plant typeFlowering plant
Available colorsRed, White, Pink, Orange
Growth habitUpright
Mature height8 – 10 inches
Mature width5 – 6 inches
Soil conditionWell drained loamy soil or Compost mixed soil.
SunlightDirect light.
Water requirementOnce per 3 – 4 days based on the moisture condition of the medium.
Nutrition requirementAdd flowering fertilizer once per 10 – 12 days.
MaintenanceNo need of specific maintenance practices.
Common issuesNo specific issues.
Pot size14cm