Friendship Sage

Salvia x 'Amistad' PP #23,578

SKU
09047
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.
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Botanical PronunciationSAL-vee-uh
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.
Average Size at MaturityQuickly reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall, 3 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring to Fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitRounded
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureEasy Care, Waterwise, Fast Growing
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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.

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This Plant's Growing Zones: 8 - 10

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