• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Best with regular watering- weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Quickly reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall and 3 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Long Bloom Season
    Blooms:
    Spring to Fall
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:SAL-vee-uh HIB-rid
    Plant type:Perennial
    Deciduous/evergreen:Herbaceous
    Growth habit:Round
    Growth rate:Fast
    Average landscape size:Quickly reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall and 3 ft. wide.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Spring to Fall
    Flower color:Purple
    Patent Act:Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
    Companion PlantsAvens (Geum); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Beardtongue (Penstemon); Bee Balm (Monarda)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Easily grown in average, well-drained soil. Apply a balanced slow release fertilizer in spring. Clip spent flowers to promote continued bloom. May be root hardy to Zone 7, if given winter protection. Prune to 3 or 4 inches above the ground before new growth appears in spring.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Best with regular watering- weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
  • History & Lore
    History:
    Discovered in 2005 by Rolando Uria of the University of Buenos Aries in Argentina, this hybrid Salvia has traits of S. guarantica S. mexicana, but it's true origins are unknown.