This moisture-loving perennial produces clear blue flowers with white highlights in late summer to mid-autumn. It forms an airy clump to 6 feet tall by 3 feet wide, and is great for the back of a border. It is tolerant of heavy soils.
Noteworthy CharacteristicsThis species is great in a mixed border; butterflies love it.
CareProvide moist but well-drained soil in full sun.
PropagationSow seed, or divide plants, in spring. Take cuttings spring through fall.
ProblemsPowdery mildew, rust, stem rot, fungal leaf spots, whiteflies, aphids, mealybugs, spider mites.
- Genus : Salvia
- Plant Width : 1 to 3 feet
- Zones : 10, 6, 7, 8, 9
- Plant Height : 3 to 6 feet
- Characteristics : Attracts Hummingbirds
- Tolerance : Deer Tolerant
- Bloom Time : Early Fall, Fall, Late Summer
- Growth Rate : Fast
- Light : Full Sun
- Moisture : Medium to Wet
- Maintenance : Moderate
- Plant Type : Perennials
- Plant Seasonal Interest : Summer Interest
- Flower Color : White