‘Love and Wishes’ Salvia

Salvia 'Love and Wishes' PP27057 Home » The Collection » ‘Love and Wishes’ Deep purple flowers cover these tough plants from early spring to frost. Like her cousin 'Wendy's Wish' Salvia, 'Love and Wishes' will form a ball of color in your yard, with no pruning or deadheading. A portion of plant proceeds go to Make-A-Wish
‘Love and Wishes’ Salvia
'Love and Wishes' Salvia Container 'Love and Wishes' Salvia Habit
Feature Dark purple flowers bloom year-round in frost-free climates, or until frost
USDA Zones Hardy to 25° USDA Zones 9B-11
Sunset Zones 16-24; Annual in cooler areas
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 3-4' H x 3' W
Growth Rate Fast
Plant Type Herbaceous
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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