‘Amistad’ Salvia

Salvia 'Amistad' PP23578 Home » The Collection » ‘Amistad’ 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 pollinators.
‘Amistad’ Salvia
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Feature Deep purple flowers bloom year-round in frost-free climates, or until frost
USDA Zones Root hardy to 18° USDA Zones 8B-11
Sunset Zones 4-7 (with protection), 8,9,14-24
Special Features Attracts Pollinators, Deer Resistant, Easy Care, Longer Blooming, Water-wise
Landscape Use Border, Container
Exposure Full sun to part shade
Flowering Season Spring, Summer, Fall
Dimensions 3-5' H x 3-4' W
Growth Rate Fast
Plant Type Herbaceous
Water Needs Medium Water Once Established
Soil Well-drained soils
Fertilizer Yearly in spring and summer
Pruning Cut back hard in early spring

Planting Instructions

  • water deeply to settle, then add more soil if needed
  • plant in Full sun to part shade
  • dig hole 2X the width of pot
  • backfill and plant 1-2" above soil level
  • water deeply to settle, then add more soil if needed
  • mulch 1-2" deep around plant, avoiding area closest to stem

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