Wild Florida Photo - Salvia coccinea

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Salvia coccinea

TROPICAL SAGE

BLOOD SAGE

Florida native

 

This is the only species of Salvia occurring in Florida that has red flowers. Found in hammocks and disturbed sites thoughout Florida, where it can bloom all year. It is also found in the southeastern coastal states from Texas to South Carolina, plus Ohio, Hawaii, Puerto Rico and the VIrgin Islands.

 
Salvia coccinea is a member of the Lamiaceae - Mint family.

Other species of the Salvia genus in the Wild Florida Photo database:
  View  Salvia lyrata - LYRELEAF SAGE


Native Florida Plants

  Robert G. Haehle; Joan Brookwell
 Low Maintenance Landscaping and Gardening

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Native Florida Plants
Native landscapes are easier to maintain, use less water and thrive without chemical pesticides and fertilizers. Native Florida Plants describes every type of regional flora—-from seaside foliage and wildflowers to grassy meadows, shrubs, vines, and aquatic gardens—-in 301 profiles and accompanying color photographs.


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