Scarlet- flowered Sage (Salvia splendens)
Red salvia comes originally from Brazil but is now widespread throughout the Mediterranean area as a popular garden plant and abroad.
Principal active compounds: Salviarina and Splendidina
Care: For a beautiful bushy plant growth, new sprouts should be cut back regularly.
Location: Sunny - semi-shade.
Soils: Good drainage is important, apart from this the Red Salvia not very demanding