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Treasure Flower and Other Eye-Catching Plants

Here are 12 plant varieties and the planting information for each zone.

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Salvia greggii — Autumn Sage(4 of 12)

  • Plant in full sun; heat tolerant; reseeds in warmer climates. Plant in well-drained soil; drought tolerant; avoid fertilizers.
  • Height: 2-4 feet
  • Width: 2-4 feet

    Grown as an annual in zones 2-6. Hardy in USDA zones 7-10:

  • Zones 2-6: Plant in spring after danger of frost has passed; plant in full sun; remove after first killing frost.
  • Zone 7: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; mulch in fall; prune back hard in late winter; semi-evergreen in this zone.
  • Zone 8-10: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; mulch to conserve moisture; prune back hard in late winter; may be semi-evergreen in this zone.

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