Salvia microphylla ‘Kew Red’ or Baby Sage Kew Red, is a bushy sub-shrub. It is evergreen. It flowers in the summer with bright red flowers but in some climates, it could start as early as April and last flowering till November. The flowers are two-lipped and grow on racemes. It has ovate leaves. Salvia microphylla is from Arizona and Mexico region and it hybridizes easily.
Grow Salvia microphylla ‘Kew Red’ in the sun. Plant it in fertile humus-rich moist but well-drained soil. It can tolerate partial shade but it is better to plant it in the sun. You can propagate in early spring through softwood cuttings. It belongs to the Lamiaceae family of plants. It is generally disease-free.