Black and Bloom Salvia has dark, bluish green leaves and deep blue flower spikes all summer long. The leaves are thicker, blooms bigger and stem darker than Black and Blue Salvia. It also blooms earlier and continues with little attention. This tough, delicate-looking plant is native to Texas and Mexico and so it loves the heat and can take soil that is a bit on the dry side. Like most other salvia varieties, this one will also attract hummingbirds, bees and butterflies.
Salvia, with its dark green leaves and its bright bloom spikes, has long been a popular landscape plant. Along with the color selection, Salvia’s outstanding heat and drought tolerance just add to the plants landscape allure. Salvia will bloom until first frost in autumn.
Spacing: Plant 36” to 48” apart.
Height: Grows 36″ to 48″ tall.
How To Grow: Plant in full sun.
Outstanding Features: Loves the heat and will bloom all summer.
Tips: Dead flower stalks should be removed to promote new blooms.
Uses: Garden Bed, Containers, Landscapes, Borders
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