Characteristics: Evergreen. Fragrant. Salvias are in the mint family, all of which have a characteristic square stem. Perennial. Small shrub. Salt tolerant. Deer resistant.
Flower: Red. Blooms and spring and fall
Planting / Care: Grows well in sand, loam, clay and caliche. Medium water requirement. Grow in average, dry to medium moisture, well-drained soils in full sun. Best in sandy or rocky soils with sharp drainage. Appreciates some part afternoon shade in hot summer climates.