Sunset Western Garden Collection


‘Amistad’ Salvia

Salvia 'Amistad' PP23578

Dark purple flowers with nearly black calyx bloom constantly from early Spring until frost, without pruning. Amistad is more compact and has a fuller habit then other guaranitica types. Flowers are a magnet for butterflies, hummingbirds, and other pollenators.

Feature/Bloom Deep purple flowers spring to frost
Evergreen or Deciduous herbaceous
USDA Zones Hardy to 20°F USDA Zones 9-11
Sunset Zones 4-7 (with protection), 8-9, 14-24
Special Features Attracts Pollenators, Deer Resistant, Easy Care, Water-wise
Landscape Use Border, Container
Exposure Full sun to part shade
Bloom Season Spring
Dimension 3-5' H x 3-4' W
Growth Rate Fast in spring and summer
Plant Type herbaceous
Water Medium Water Needs
Planting Instructions · water before planting
· plant in full sun to part shade in hot climates
· dig hole 2X the width of pot
· plant 1-2 inches above ground soil level, backfill hole with soil
· water deeply to settle, then add more soil if needed
· mulch 1-2 inches deep around plant, avoiding area closest to stem
About the Collection

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