Salvia greggii 'Wild Thing'

Wild Thing Autumn Sage

Newly planted

Newly planted


Family: Lamiaceae

Genus: Salvia

Parent: Salvia greggii

Category: Perennial

Zones: 6 to 10

Size: 2 to 3' tall, 3' wide

Growth Rate: Moderate

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade


Deep pink flowers.


Originally a wild collected plant from Texas. It was growing in a garden in St. Louis and was propagated from that plant.

Other Cultivars: 

My Experience: 

I purchased a 1-gallon plant from Laymans in September 2010 and planted it in the Berm On the Border. It remained evergreen through the winter and has performed consistently each year, blooming from spring to autumn.

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