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Salvia guaranitica 'Purple and Bloom'


Salvia gauranitica 'Purple and Bloom' is an anise-scented sage with purple tubular flowers and black sepals.

Salvia gauranitica 'Purple and Bloom' is an anise-scented sage that offers the same flower power and performance as 'Black and Bloom' but with multitudes of large, rich purple, tubular flowers with the classic black sepals over a long season from summer into fall. Plants will grow to 3-4 feet tall and wide. Provide well-drained soil in full sun. Hard prune each spring. Even worth it as an annual in colder climates. Hummingbird magnet. Pollinator attractor. Mulch in winter. Possibly hardy to zone 7.

Common Name: Anise-Scented Sage

Family: Lamiaceae (The Mint Family)

Zone Hardiness: 8-11

Light: Full Sun

Height: 2-4'

Width: 2-3'

Primary Bloom Colour: Purple

Secondary Bloom Colour: Black

Class: Semi-evergreen

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Summer - Fall

Soil Moisture: Average, Dry, Drought Tolerant

Stem Colour: Black

Fragrance: No


Benefits: Butterflies, Hummingbirds

Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Gaps in the forest.


Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - Central and South America

Miscellaneous - Garden Origin

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