Bordeau™ Rose Salvia

Salvia x superba

Compact, aromatic foliage supports strong upright spikes covered with rose colored flowers in spring to early summer. Ideal for sunny borders or patio containers.
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4-9: Perennial
Grow as Annual in all zones

Good to Grow...for one season:


Full sun

Once established, needs occasional watering; more often in extreme heat.


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Botanical PronunciationSAL-via Sue-PURR-buh
Average Size at Maturity18-24" H x 16-20" W
Bloom TimeSpring to Summer
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitCompact, Rounded, Upright
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Cutting Garden, Wildlife Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs occasional watering; more often in extreme heat.

Easily grown in average, well-drained soil. Feed monthly during growing season. Clip spent flowers to promote repeat bloom. May be cut back after flowering or in early spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: ALL

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone:

Grow As Annual in All Zones