Mystic Spires Blue Salvia

Salvia 'Balsalmispim' PP #29,604

SKU
07330
A naturally compact and well-branched salvia with dark green leaves covered by masses of true blue flowers. A sturdy, vibrant, heat-loving plant that is excellent for use in a container or as a bedding plant. An herbaceous perennial in mild winter regions; treat as an annual elsewhere.
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7-10: Perennial
Grow as Annual in all zones

Good to Grow: 9

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Full sun

Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical PronunciationSAL-vee-uh
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 18 to 24 in. tall, 12 to 18 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring through Summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorBlue
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitRounded
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Green Roof, Mass Planting, 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 FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Waterwise, Heat Loving, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsBlack-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Yarrow (Achillea); Coneflower (Echinacea); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus); Blanket Flower (Gaillardia)

Easily grown in average, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system; once established, reduce frequency. Remove spent blooms to encourage rebloom. Hard prune and apply fertilizer before new growth begins in early spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: ALL

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 9

Grow As Annual in All Zones

Grow As Perennial in Zones: 7-10