Big Blue Salvia
Salvia longispicata x farinacea 'PAS1246577'
Pronunciation: SAL-vee-uh lon-geh-SPEH-cah-tah far-ih-NAH-kee-uh
|Description||This robust heat and drought tolerant perennial features tall spires of deep purple flowers from mid-summer to first frost without deadheading! Perfect for the back of a perennial border, where it will attracts butterflies, hummingbirds, and pollinators. Best in full sun but will tolerate partial sun or dappled shade.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Allow soil to dry between waterings.|
|Blooms||Summer to first frost.|
|Mature Size||Reaches 24 to 36 in. tall, 18 to 20 in. wide.|
|Care||Provide enriched, well-drained soil. After a flowering flush, clip lightly and apply a slow-release fertilizer to promote continued prolific bloom. Tolerates mild drought in a landscape; water potted plants regularly, when top 2 to 3 in. of soil is dry. Where hardy, cut back by one-third and fertilize in early spring.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 8-10
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.