Salvia coccinea

Tropical Sage

  • Family: Lamiaceae
  • Form: Upright herbaceous perennial reaching 2-4 ft.
  • Leaves: Simple, opposite, ovate with crenate-serrate
  • Stem/Bark: Strigose stems
  • Flower: Bilabiate, red flowers produced on determinate spikes
  • Fruit: Nonshowy, schizocarp
  • Comments: One of 8 Salvia species native to Florida distinguished by its cauline leaves and red corolla
  • Additional Resources:
    The Institute for Regional Conservation Link
    Wikipedia Link
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