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Salvia species/Salvia

Salvia species / Salvia species
Dark purple flowers on unusually tall stalks
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Dark purple flowers on unusually tall stalks

Dense blue flowers at the peak of bloom

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Scientific Name: Salvia species
Common Name: Salvia
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Summer, Fall
Flower color: Purple
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Plants for Xeriscapes
Plants That Attract Butterflies
Plants That Attract Hummingbirds
Comments: Salvias are relatively easy to grow. Provide full sunlight and a well drained soil. They can tolerate a wide range of growing conditions from relatively dry to moist soils. Hummingbirds and butterflies are attracted in large numbers to most salvias.