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Burgundy Seduction is a new cold hardy Salvia hybrid introduction with the deepest burgundy-red flowers you'll ever see. The foliage has a strong, pleasing herbal scent and the plant blooms all summer. Drought resistant/drought tolerant plant (xeric).
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Tips For Growing Salvia
Salvia (commonly referred to as ‘Sage’) represent a huge family of ornamental plants that attract a variety of pollinators to their nectar rich flowers. They are resistant to deer and rabbits.
Western Native Salvia: : It is from the Western US that we find our most beautiful native salvia species. For attracting hummingbirds, there are no finer flowers than the Western native sages. Typically, this group of Salvia prefer ‘lean’ (not very fertile), well drained soils. They will grow in dry clay conditions in arid climates but will rot out in clay soils where there is more than about 15 to 18” of precipitation annually.
Western Salvia include:
To get established in USDA zones 5 & 6, Western Salvia (noted above) must be planted in spring or early summer, not in the fall. Protect your new plants over their first winter or two in your garden. Cover each plant with a generous pile of clean straw or pine needles. This allows the plant's crown (junction of root and branches) to mature and obtain maximum cold hardiness.
Old Wolrd Salvia: The Old World Salvia include some of the very best, most durable, longest-lived perennials. These salvia are an excellent choice for gardeners across most of the United States. ‘Old World’ Sages bloom primarily in shades of blue, pink and white. They are well adapted to cold climates and a wide range of soils including clay. The European Salvia are incredibly attractive to honey bees, many of our native bees and bumble bees as well as butterflies.
Old World varieties include:
More in-depth guidance for growing Salvia: Planting Nectar Rich Salvia to Attract Pollinators to the Garden, Sage Advice, The Spectacular Salvia and Cold Hardy, Late Summer / Early Fall Blooming Sages.
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(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
beautiful color which carries a long distance
from Hampshir Co., WV
About Me Avid Gardener
Comments about High Country Gardens Salvia Burgundy Seduction:
We grow these in an elevated bed around our driveway to expand the blooming season of our iris bed. The radiant color can be appreciated 150 feet away. Butterflies and hummers love them summer to fall. Perfect for our purposes and hardy. Not so dynamic in some pots.
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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
from Colorado Springs, CO
About Me Getting Started
The color on this plant was just as shown. It is such a beautiful wine red. Just what I was looking for and seems to be quite hardy.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Full of Flowers
from Pima, AZ
About Me Master Gardener
Has become a very nice small bush.
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(2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
By Dr Jane
from Denver, Colorado
Hi, this was a beautiful color. Unfortunately, it did not come back. Do you have a guarantee when this happens? I would be happy to have you just send me another as a replacement, if that is your policy.
(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)
Color to die for
from Rio Rancho, NM
About Me Professional Landscaper
Planted this in a large bed with grasses and perennials, and I intend to find room for more! Aptly named, grew quickly, and flowered the first year.
(7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)
Vigorous and beautiful
By Cool papa Dave
from Canon City, CO
These were a bit small on arrival, but no matter. In one summer they grew to 30" wide x 24" tall. Planted in half sun; they bloomed all summer, then extra heavily when it started to cool down. Really strong grower, although a few branches broke with rainwater weight on them. I'll water them less next year, and maybe the growth will be a bit stouter.
To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.
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