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Friendship Sage

Salvia x 'Amistad' PP #23,578

Pronunciation: SAL-vee-uh
SKU #09047
8-10

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OVERVIEW
Description This exciting new hybrid is a true garden gem, blooming non-stop from early spring until frost. Large, deep royal purple flowers with dark bracts, on dense, vigorous plants. A fine garden or container accent, but stunning when massed in a sunny border. An herbaceous perennial.
Light Full sun
Watering Allow soil to dry between waterings.
Blooms Spring to Fall
Mature Size Quickly reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall, 3 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Easy Care, Waterwise, Fast Growing
Growth Rate Fast
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Patent Act Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container
Flower Color Purple
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Avens (Geum); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Beardtongue (Penstemon); Bee Balm (Monarda)
CARE
Care Easily grown in average, well-drained soils. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; once established, reduce frequency. Clip spent flowers to promote continued bloom. Fertilize and hard prune to 3 or 4 inches above the ground before new growth appears in early spring.
HISTORY
Lore 'Amistad' is not as cold hardy as some species of salvia, hower, it may be root hardy to Zone 7 if given winter protection.

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.