‘Amistad’ Salvia

‘Amistad’ Salvia

Salvia 'Amistad' PP23578

Dark purple flowers with nearly black calyx bloom constantly from early spring until frost. Amistad is more compact and has a fuller habit then other guaranitica types. Flowers are a magnet for butterflies and hummingbirds.

Bloom/Feature

Velvet purple blooms spring to first frost

Plant Type

Perennials

Evergreen or Deciduous

Deciduous

USDA Zones

8, 9, 10, 11

Zone Detail

10°F

Key Features

Attracts Birds / Butterflies, Compact Habit, Cut Flowers, Heat Tolerance, Reblooming

Flowering Season

Spring to Summer

Use

Accent, Border, Container, Mass Planting

Exposure

Full Sun

Water

Medium

Soil Type

Well-drained garden soil

Fertilizer

Yearly in spring

Dimensions

3-4' H x 3' W

Pruning

In spring

Planting Instructions

  • water before planting
  • plant in Full Sun to Part Shade
  • dig hole 3X the width of pot,
  • backfill and plant 1"-2" above soil level
  • water and add more soil if needed
  • mulch plants
  • Apply a balanced slow release each spring