Do you like hummingbirds?
If so, you may want to make sure that you have some autumn sage (Salvia greggii) growing in your garden – it is a hummingbird magnet.
While red is the most common color of this small shrub, it also comes in other colors including shades of pink, purple, coral and white.
It has has a long bloom period in low desert gardens, beginning in fall and lasting until late spring. When growing in the flat desert, plant it in a filtered shade for best results. Prune back by 1/2 its size in early March.