‘Black and Bloom’ Salvia

Salvia guaranitica 'Black and Bloom' PPAF Home » The Collection » ‘Black and Bloom’ An improved earlier blooming version of Black and Blue. Another great Salvia option for the mid to back of borders. Deer resistant and heavy blooming until frost.
‘Black and Bloom’ Salvia
'Black and Bloom' Salvia Portrait
Feature Dark blue flowers mid-spring to mid-fall
USDA Zones Hardy to 10° USDA Zones 8-10
Sunset Zones 4-7 (with protection) 8-24
Special Features Attracts Pollinators, Deer Resistant, Easy Care, Longer Blooming, Water-wise
Landscape Use Border, Container, Garden Bed
Exposure Full sun to part shade
Flowering Season Spring, Summer, Fall
Dimensions 3-5' H x 3' W
Growth Rate Fast
Plant Type Evergreen
Water Needs Medium Water Once Established
Soil Well-drained soils
Fertilizer Apply a balanced slow-release each spring and summer
Pruning Can cut back by 1/3 after first flower to keep compact

Planting Instructions

  • water before planting
  • 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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