Salvia x 'Amistad' PP #23,578
|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.|
|Watering||Allow soil to dry between waterings.|
|Blooms||Spring to fall|
|Mature Size||Quickly reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall, 3 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Easy Care, Waterwise, Fast Growing|
|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.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container|
|Companion Plants||Avens (Geum); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Beardtongue (Penstemon); Bee Balm (Monarda)|
|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.|
|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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