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SALVIA Amistad

Very popular new hybrid. Amistad has tall black spires of Salvia flowers which are a rich violet purple. Each bloom is held within an attractive black calyx. Lush green foliage and large leaves that are blackcurrant scented. Ht 100cm Sp 60cm. Full Sun. Well drained soil and fairly drought tolerant. Classfied as ‘half-hardy’ in some colder areas and may need winter protection. Wonderful in pots and easy to shelter in the winter. A truly striking hybrid that catches the eye. Take cuttings in July to ensure you have young fresh plants the following year.


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Plant Details: SALVIA Amistad


Variety: Amistad

Common name: Salvia

Family: Lamiaceae

Origin: S. America

Flower colour: Purple

Flower month: May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct

Flower scent: None

Foliage colour: Green

Hardy: Half Hardy

Soil type: Well drained soil

Aspect: Sun

Evergreen: Deciduous

Height: 90

Spread: 50

Flower type: Single

Flower style: Arch Foliage Habit

Leaf colour: Green

Container: Large Pots

Winter grow conditions: Cold frame

Compost: Peat Based

Year of introduction: YES

Web rating: Woottens rating 9/10

Special uses: Deer Proof, Bees, Marine

Pot Size: 9cm

Mail Order Details

​We aim to dispatch our container grown stock within 5-7 working days & 7-10 working days’ for bareroot stock. However there may be a delay on certain plants due to regular changes in availability and plant quality. We only send plants of optimum quality therefore your delivery may be split and plants sent to follow later. Whilst we try and keep our website up to date inevitably during busy period’s plants may sell out.

We advise you contact the nursery regarding availability should you have any concerns. Or Click Here to find out more about our mail order plants.

Collections – For container grown stock we need 4 workings days’ notice before collection & 10 days’ for bareroot stock. You can collect from the nursery on a Wednesday between 9am-4pm or a Saturday between 9am-12noon or on one of our open weekends.

SALVIA Amistad photo

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