Pink Flowered Salvias Picture Gallery

Pink, in all its many shades, is important in garden color schemes; it buffer transitions between stronger colors like dark blues and reds. From hot to pale, pink abounds among Salvias and comes in a broad range of blossom sizes and shapes. Here are some we love.


Related Blog entries for plants in the Pink Flowered Salvias Picture Gallery

Salvias Down South: 15 Sages to Pink Up Landscapes:

Winter is a good time for warm thoughts about rosy colors pinking up the landscape. Not only is pink pleasant, but it is soothing. As psychologists discovered in the late 20th century, it's also the color of calm and is used in serenity gardens. Flowers by the Sea details a variety of pink sages here, some of which bloom in winter.

Cultivating Color: Tracking the Elusive History of Autumn & Mountain Sage Warm Pastel Hybrids -- Part I:

Whether planned or accidental, hybrids happen. This is especially true among the closely related Southwestern and Mexican species of Autumn Sage (Salvia greggii) and Mountain Sage (S. microphylla). They are native to different areas of the Southwest and Mexico, but cross freely when they meet. This story is the first installment in a two-part series initiating our Cultivating Color series. It involves the late Dr. Richard F. Dufresne, a Salvia specialist who helped us track the history of warm-colored S. x jamensis hybrids.

Properties for plants in the Pink Flowered Salvias Picture Gallery
Name Mature height Mature width Flower color Bract color Exposure
Salvia involucrata 'Bethellii' 5 to 6 feet 3 to 4 feet Not yet defined * Not yet defined * Full sun to partial shade
Salvia chiapensis 2 to 3 feet 2 to 3 feet Vivid Reddish Purple Moderate Red Partial shade
Salvia dorisiana 3 to 4 feet 3 to 4 feet Vivid Purplish Red Strong Yellowish Green Full sun to partial shade
Salvia lanceolata 2 to 3 feet 2 to 3 feet Moderate Red Grayish Reddish Orange Full sun
Salvia puberula 'El Butano' 3 to 4 feet 3 to 4 feet Not yet defined * Not yet defined * Full sun
Salvia sclarea 'Wild Form' 2 to 3 feet 2 to 3 feet Not yet defined * Not yet defined * Full sun
Salvia Raspberry Delight® 2 to 3 feet 2 to 3 feet Vivid Purplish Red Dark Red Full sun to partial shade
Salvia iodantha 6 feet plus 2 to 3 feet Vivid Purplish Red Strong Yellowish Green Full sun to partial shade
Salvia buchananii 2 to 3 feet 2 to 3 feet Not yet defined * Not yet defined * Partial shade
Salvia gravida 3 to 4 feet 3 to 4 feet Not yet defined * Not yet defined * Full sun to partial shade
Salvia curviflora 2 to 3 feet 2 to 3 feet Strong Purple Dark Purple Full sun to partial shade
Salvia wagneriana 5 to 6 feet 5 to 6 feet Strong Purplish Red Dark Red Full sun to partial shade
Salvia involucrata var puberula 'Hidalgo' 5 to 6 feet 5 to 6 feet Not yet defined * Not yet defined * Full sun to partial shade
Salvia leucantha 'Danielle's Dream' 3 to 4 feet 3 to 4 feet Moderate Purplish Pink Pale Yellowish Green Full sun
Salvia greggii x karwinskii 'Brent's' 3 to 4 feet 3 to 4 feet Vivid Red Dark Purple Full sun
Salvia hierosolymitana 1 foot or less 1 foot or less Not yet defined * Not yet defined * Full sun
Salvia oxyphora 2 to 3 feet 2 to 3 feet Vivid Red Strong Yellowish Green Full sun to partial shade
Salvia x jamensis 'Yellow Pink' 1 to 2 feet 1 to 2 feet Strong Pink Strong Yellowish Green Full sun to partial shade
Salvia littae 3 to 4 feet 3 to 4 feet Not yet defined * Not yet defined * Partial to full shade
Salvia wagneriana 'White Bracts' 5 to 6 feet 5 to 6 feet Strong Purplish Red Light Yellowish Green Full sun to partial shade
Salvia scabra 1 foot or less 1 foot or less Not yet defined * Not yet defined * Full sun
Lepechinia fragrans 3 to 4 feet 3 to 4 feet Not yet defined * Not yet defined * Partial to full shade
Salvia coccinea 'Coral Nymph' 1 foot or less 1 foot or less Not yet defined * Not yet defined * Full sun to partial shade
Salvia greggii 'Playa Rosa' 1 to 2 feet 1 to 2 feet Pale Purplish Pink Strong Yellowish Green Full sun to partial shade
Salvia microphylla var. neurepia 3 to 4 feet 3 to 4 feet Vivid Red Deep Yellowish Green Full sun to partial shade
Salvia greggii x lemmonii 'Raspberry Royale' 2 to 3 feet 2 to 3 feet Vivid Red Dark Red Full sun to partial shade
Salvia microphylla 'Heatwave Scorcher' 1 to 2 feet 1 to 2 feet Deep Purplish Pink Dark Red Full sun to partial shade
Salvia greggii 'Wild Thing' 2 to 3 feet 2 to 3 feet Vivid Purplish Red Dark Red Full sun to partial shade
Salvia glabrescens 'Momobana' 1 foot or less 1 foot or less Pale Purplish Pink Strong Yellowish Green Partial to full shade
Salvia greggii 'Pink Preference' 1 to 2 feet 1 to 2 feet Vivid Red Strong Yellowish Green Full sun to partial shade
Salvia microphylla 'Flower Child' 1 to 2 feet 1 to 2 feet Vivid Reddish Purple Dark Red Full sun to partial shade
Salvia microphylla 'La Trinidad Pink' 2 to 3 feet 3 to 4 feet Vivid Purplish Red Dark Red Full sun to partial shade
Salvia carnea 3 to 4 feet 3 to 4 feet Dark Red Dark Red Partial to full shade
Salvia greggii 'Cold Hardy Pink' 1 to 2 feet 1 to 2 feet Vivid Purplish Red Dark Red Full sun to partial shade
Salvia raymondii ssp. mairanae 5 to 6 feet 5 to 6 feet Vivid Purple Dark Red Partial shade
Salvia x jamensis 'Full Moon' 1 to 2 feet 1 to 2 feet Pale Greenish Yellow Dark Red Full sun to partial shade
Salvia recognita 2 to 3 feet 2 to 3 feet Not yet defined * Not yet defined * Full sun to partial shade
Salvia coccinea 'Brenthurst' 1 to 2 feet 1 foot or less Pale Purplish Pink Dark Red Full sun
Salvia microphylla 'People's Park' 1 foot or less 1 to 2 feet Strong Purplish Red Dark Red Full sun to partial shade
Salvia microphylla 'Telegraph Avenue' 1 to 2 feet 1 to 2 feet Vivid Purplish Red Strong Yellowish Green Full sun to partial shade
Salvia x 'Penny's Smile' 3 to 4 feet 3 to 4 feet Not yet defined * Not yet defined * Full sun to partial shade
Salvia x jamensis 'Caviar' 2 to 3 feet 2 to 3 feet Strong Red Dark Yellowish Green Full sun to partial shade
Salvia x jamensis 'Shell Dancer' 1 to 2 feet 1 to 2 feet Not yet defined * Not yet defined * Full sun to partial shade
Salvia dolomitica 2 to 3 feet 2 to 3 feet Light Purple Dark Pink Full sun
Salvia greggii 'Salmon' 2 to 3 feet 2 to 3 feet Deep Yellowish Pink Moderate Purplish Red Full sun to partial shade
Salvia 'Dancing Dolls' 2 to 3 feet 2 to 3 feet Pale Orangish Yellow Light Yellowish Green Full sun to partial shade
Salvia 'Fancy Dancer' 1 to 2 feet 2 to 3 feet Not yet defined * Not yet defined * Full sun to partial shade
Salvia 'Orchid Glow' 1 to 2 feet 1 to 2 feet Vivid Reddish Purple Dark Red Full sun to partial shade
Salvia coccinea 'Summer Jewel Pink' 1 to 2 feet 1 to 2 feet Strong Yellowish Pink Dark Red Full sun to partial shade
Salvia greggii 'Stormy Pink' 3 to 4 feet 3 to 4 feet Moderate Purplish Pink Dark Red Full sun to partial shade
Salvia elegans 'Freida Dixon' 3 to 4 feet 3 to 4 feet Not yet defined * Not yet defined * Full sun
Salvia x 'Elk Bella Rosa' 3 to 4 feet 3 to 4 feet Strong Purplish Red Dark Purple Full sun to partial shade
Salvia x 'Elk Twilight's Rosy Glow' 3 to 4 feet 3 to 4 feet Light Purplish Pink Grayish Red Full sun to partial shade
Salvia pulchella x involucrata 3 to 4 feet 3 to 4 feet Not yet defined * Not yet defined * Full sun to partial shade
Salvia microphylla 'Heatwave Brilliance' 1 to 2 feet 1 to 2 feet Vivid Reddish Purple Moderate Red Full sun to partial shade
Salvia x 'Alegria Light Pink' 4 to 5 feet 4 to 5 feet Vivid Purplish Red Dark Purple Full sun
Salvia lemmonii 'Wild Pink' 2 to 3 feet 2 to 3 feet Not yet defined * Not yet defined * Full sun to partial shade
Salvia lemmonii 'Wild Rose' 2 to 3 feet 2 to 3 feet Not yet defined * Not yet defined * Full sun to partial shade
Salvia leucocephala 4 to 5 feet 4 to 5 feet Deep Purplish Red Strong Yellowish Green Full sun
Salvia greggii 'Grace Pink' 3 to 4 feet 3 to 4 feet Not yet defined * Not yet defined * Full sun to partial shade
Salvia greggii alba x dorisiana 3 to 4 feet 3 to 4 feet Not yet defined * Not yet defined * Full sun to partial shade
Salvia x 'Wendy's Wish' 3 to 4 feet 3 to 4 feet Strong Purplish Red Strong Yellowish Green Full sun to partial shade
Salvia summa 1 to 2 feet 1 to 2 feet Not yet defined * Not yet defined * Partial shade
Salvia x Envy 'Elk' 4 to 5 feet 3 to 4 feet Not yet defined * Not yet defined * Full sun to partial shade
Salvia x 'Elk Chantily Lace' 2 to 3 feet 2 to 3 feet Not yet defined * Not yet defined * Full sun to partial shade
Salvia x 'Skyscraper Pink' 2 to 3 feet 2 to 3 feet Very Pale Purple Grayish Red Partial to full shade
Salvia x westerae 'Elk Hot Pink' 4 to 5 feet 3 to 4 feet Not yet defined * Not yet defined * Full sun to partial shade
Salvia VIBE 'Ignition Fuchsia' 1 to 2 feet 1 to 2 feet Vivid Reddish Purple Dark Grayish Reddish Bro Full sun to partial shade
Salvia x 'Kisses and Wishes' 2 to 3 feet 2 to 3 feet Not yet defined * Not yet defined * Partial shade
Salvia chiapensis 'Elk Giant' 3 to 4 feet 5 to 6 feet Vivid Reddish Purple Moderate Red Partial shade
Salvia x 'Elk Pink Cloud II' 2 to 3 feet 2 to 3 feet Not yet defined * Not yet defined * Full sun to partial shade
Salvia COOL Pink Lace 3 to 4 feet 3 to 4 feet Not yet defined * Not yet defined * Full sun to partial shade
Salvia COOL Wild Strawberry 3 to 4 feet 3 to 4 feet Not yet defined * Not yet defined * Full sun to partial shade
* We have not yet defined this plants colors