• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Moderate growing; reaches 18 in. tall, 24 in. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Long Bloom Season
    Blooms:
    Early Summer to Fall
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:SAL-via x sew-PER-ba
    Plant type:Perennial
    Deciduous/evergreen:Herbaceous
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Moderate growing; reaches 18 in. tall, 24 in. wide.
    Special features:Deer Resistant, Easy Care
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Early Summer to Fall
    Flower color:Purple
    Garden styleCottage
    Design IdeasFor cooler regions, a great addition the "xeriscape" garden in where low-water-use is important. Plant singly or in groups for a strong effect.
    Companion PlantsBlanket Flower (Gaillardia); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Coneflower (Echinacea); Blue Fescue (Festuca); Sedum (Sedum)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Grows easily in enriched, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates mild drought. Feed with a slow-release fertilizer in early spring. Clip spent flower heads to encourage prolific continued bloom.Pruning time: early spring.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.