Salvia greggii
Autumn sage

Family: Lamiaceae

Form: Herbaceous perennial reaching 2 to 3 feet and becoming woody with age

Leaves: Simple, opposite, elliptic, entire


Flower: Bilabiate, bright pink or red flowers, persistent calyces

Fruit: Nonshowy, schizocarp

Comments: Several cultivars exist including 'Raspberry Royal' with raspberry red flowers, 'Variegata' with creamy white leaf margins, and 'Pink' with dark pink flowers.