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SALVIA Amistad

Very popular 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. Classified 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

Foliage style: Arch Foliage Habit

Leaf colour: Green

Suggested Container: Large Pots

Winter grow conditions: Cold frame

Web rating: Woottens rating 9/10

Special uses: Deer Proof, Bees, Marine

Pot Size: 1.3 litre

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