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VIBE® Ignition Purple Salvia

Salvia x jamensis 'Ignition Purple' PP #27,788

SKU
42069
Notably heat and drought tolerant, this petite sage explodes with dark purple buds that open to vibrant purple flowers throughout summer. One of the most humidity tolerant varieties of its type. Add to summer garden borders, wildlife or cutting gardens, or feature in containers. A Monrovia exclusive, introduced in 2017. An herbaceous perennial.
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Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical PronunciationSAL-vee-uh HAA-men-sis
Average Size at MaturityFast growing; reaches 18 to 24 in. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSpring to Fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitCompact, Rounded
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden, Accent, Wildlife Garden, Small Spaces
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureDwarf Plant, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Heat Loving
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsMaiden Grass (Miscanthus); Yarrow (Achillea); Coneflower (Echinacea); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Blanket Flower (Gaillardia)

Thrives in lean to average, loose, well-drained soil. Benefits from light afternoon shade in hot southern climates. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season. Once established, reduce frequency. Feed sparingly; high nutrition hinders flowering. Remove spent flowers to promote continued bloom.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-11

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