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Salvia 'Wendy's Wish'


Salvia 'Wendy's Wish' blooms from spring to summer with large, magenta flowers and scented foliage. A hummingbird magnet.

Salvia 'Wendy's Wish' is a tall, long blooming citrus scented Sage. A clump-forming perennial with showy spikes of large clusters of magenta pink flowers on red stems. Blooms from late spring to fall. Use as a dramatic summer planting in the garden or pots. 'Wendy's Wish' is not that hardy but is worth it because it produces copious amounts of nectar for hummingbirds and other pollinators. Treat as an annual or overwinter indoors in greenhouse, house, or garage.

Common Name: Sage

Family: Lamiaceae (The Mint Family)

Zone Hardiness: 8-10

Light: Full Sun

Height: 2-4'

Width: 3-5'

Primary Bloom Colour: Magenta

Secondary Bloom Colour:

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Spring - Summer

Soil Moisture: Average, Dry, Drought Tolerant

Stem Colour: Red

Fragrance: Yes


Benefits: Butterflies, Hummingbirds

Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: In sunny sites, dry meadows, rocky slopes, scrub, light woodland and moist grassland.


Geogrpahical Origin: Miscellaneous - Garden Origin

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