Salvia 'Black and Blue' (Salvia guaranitica ‘Black and Blue')
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Salvia guaranitica ‘Black and Blue' is a beautiful perennial that will flower on and off from spring through late fall. It prefers organically rich loams. If grown in too much shade, plants tend to flop. Plant height can be reduced by cutting back stems in late spring. Deadhead spent flowers to encourage additional bloom. The flowers open from black buds and have black sepals just below the petals. Salvia 'Black and Blue' spreads by rhizomes if not controlled.
AT A GLANCE
- Drought tolerant
- Part sun to part shade
- 2-4 ft tall and wide, spreads by rhizomes
- Wildlife value: butterflies, bees, hummingbirds