Salvia greggii 'Furman's Red' Furman's Red Texas Sage
Furman's Red Texas Sage Salvia greggii 'Furman's Red'
Furman's Red blooms from late spring into the fall. The bright red flowers attract hummingbirds and butterflies. The foliage has a nice, mint-like fragrance. This is one of the most cold hardy plants in the Salvia greggii family. Prefers lean, rocky soil in full sun. A 2005 Plant Select winner. Highly drought tolerant.
Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies
Flowers all summer long
Drought tolerant once established
Deer and rabbit resistant
Prefers lean soil no need to fertilize
Well-drained, rocky slopes. Usually in rocky soils in central, south, and west Texas.
A small amount of water during dry spells encourages more flowers. Cut back to 6" in winter to keep the plant from sprawling.