Black & Blue Salvia
Salvia guaranitica 'Black & Blue'
|Description||Gorgeous cobalt blue with black blooms emerge from black whorls along the tall flower spikes, rising from the lush, green, aromatic foliage. Excellent for adding dark, dramatic contrast to any garden. Sensational season-long, heat-loving color for sunny beds and borders. An herbaceous perennial in mild winter regions; treat as an annual elsewhere.|
|Watering||Allow soil to dry between waterings.|
|Blooms||Summer through fall|
|Mature Size||Fast growing; reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall, 3 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Waterwise, Fast Growing|
|Flower Attributes||Flowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container|
|Companion Plants||Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum); Montbretia (Crocosmia); Beardtongue (Penstemon); Bee Balm (Monarda)|
|Care||Thrives in loose, organically rich, moist, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly to establish root system; once established, reduce frequency. Remove spent flower spikes to encourage prolific continuous bloom. Where grown as a perennial, cut back to 3 in. above soil line and fertilize before growth emerges in early spring.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: ALL
Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone:
Grow As Annual in All Zones
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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.