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Black & Blue Salvia

Salvia guaranitica 'Black & Blue'

Pronunciation: SAL-vee-uh gwar-uh-NYE-tik-uh
SKU #03492
7-10

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OVERVIEW
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.
Light Full sun
Watering Allow soil to dry between waterings.
Blooms Summer through Fall
Mature Size Fast growing; reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall, 3 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Waterwise, Fast Growing
Growth Rate Fast
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container
Flower Color Blue
Foliage Color Gray-green
Companion Plants Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum); Montbretia (Crocosmia); Beardtongue (Penstemon); Bee Balm (Monarda)
CARE
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.

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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.