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Perennial Salvia

Botanical Name
Salvia x
Min Zone
3
Max Zone
8
Height
2 to 3 feet
Width
18 inches
Flowers
Summer: violet, purple, blue, rose
Light
Full sun (flops with excess shade)
Soil
Moist, well-drained
Planting & Care
  • Space plants 15 to 18 inches apart
  • Tolerates drought once established
  • Deadhead to side buds
  • Leave plants stand for winter hardiness
Problems
Leaf spot, floppy with excess fertilizer and shade
Varieties
  • May Night (Mainacht) - Perennial Plant of the Year 1997, indigo blue flowers, 24 to 36 inches
  • Blue Hill - 18 inches, sky blue flowers, rebloomer

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