Salvia microphylla 'Huntington Red'
Salvia microphylla ‘Huntington Red’ is an evergreen plant growing to 1m. It has a shrubby growth habit with many thin, but firm and upright stems. The striking dark coloured stems are almost black in colour and show off the red flowers. This salvia will flower sporadically all year where there are mild winters, but late spring and autumn are the main flowering periods. It grows best in full sun, but may take part shade. It has a preference for enriched soil that is well drained. It is considered to be both frost and drought tolerant.