Electric Purple Salvia, Sage

Salvia 'Electric Purple'

Lamiaceae

Electric Purple Salvia, Sage
Electric Purple Salvia, Sage
Electric Purple Salvia, Sage
Electric Purple Salvia, Sage
Electric Purple Salvia, Sage
Electric Purple Salvia produces electrifying dark royal purple, 2" long tubular flowers that emerge from black calyxes along black spikes throughout the growing season. So far it has been very similar to the hybrid Purple Majesty in flower, foliage, and form and we expect its hardiness to be similar as well. Provide a full to mostly sunny position in a rich, well-draining garden soil with average moisture.

Electric Purple Salvia is most likely a hybrid of Anise or Brazilian Sage, Salvia guaranitica.

Salvias are considered the #1 plant for Hummingbirds with their tubular flowers designed for pollination by these amazing flyers. If your Salvia or Sage starts to look unkempt in mid to late summer consider giving it a light shearing or remove the spent flowering spikes to help promote new growth and flower production. An application of fertilizer at this time may also be beneficial in spurring flower production.

Grows To: 36''H x 18-24''W

USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 8,9,10,11

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Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part sun

pH Range: Mildly Acidic, Neutral, Mildly Alkaline

Soil & Moisture: Average moist, well-drained soils.

Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered

Native To / Origin: Gardens

See our Planting A New Plant, How To, and General Growing Guide for basic planting, potting, and watering instructions

Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml

Price: $ 8.99
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