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Salvia guaranitica 'Black and Blue'

We are massive fans of the rich blue Salvia 'Amistad', but this new frost-hardy variety is hardier and survives a more brutal climate.
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1 x 9cm pot

3 x 9cm pots

1 x 2 litre pot

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Direct Sow/ Plant Out
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Type
Tender Perennial
Position
Border (Back)
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
June - November
Height
1.5m (5ft)
Group/Species
guaranitica
Common name
Anise-scented Sage
Moisture
Moist but Well-drained
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
75cm (30in)
Cultivation
Plant in moist but well-drained soil in a sunny, sheltered spot and sprinkle mycorrhizal fungi (Rootgrow) into the base of the planting hole. For best effect plant in groups of 3's.

Description

We are massive fans of the rich blue Salvia 'Amistad', but this new frost-hardy variety is hardier and survives a more brutal climate.

Care Tips

Protect young plants from frost and plant in a sunny, free-draining spot. Do not prune back in winter, keep current years growth and remove when new shoots appear. Mulch annually.