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Blue Flame Giant Purple Salvia

Salvia pachyphylla Blue Flame
SKU: HC014264
$9.99
per Plant - 5" Deep Pot
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Overview
Exclusive. 24" tall x 24-30" wide. Salvia Blue Flame (Giant Purple Sage) is a selection of a little known native Sage species from the mountains of Southern CA. It has huge 10" tall flower spikes with gas flame blue flowers and glowing rose-pink bracts. Drought resistant/drought tolerant plant (xeric). A High Country Gardens introduction.
key features
Botanical Name
Salvia pachyphylla Blue Flame
Growing Zones
Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9
Advantages
Native, Bee Friendly, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Easy To Grow, Low Maintenance, Fragrant, Winter Interest, Evergreen
Soil Moisture
Waterwise
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Mature Height
24" tall
Bloom Time
Summer
SKU
HC014264

Description

Salvia pachyphylla 'Blue Flame' is a selection of the xeric sub-shrub Giant Purple Sage, chosen for its huge, brightly colored 10"+ long flowering spikes. Like a gas flame, the long tubular blue flowers poke through the rose-pink bracts attracting hummingbirds from the entire neighborhood. To help support the huge flower spikes, it's helpful to pinch back the tips of the new shoots in mid-spring to thicken up the plant. This beauty likes full sun, good air circulation, and fast draining soil conditions. Turn up the heat in your xeriscape with this exclusive High Country Gardens introduction. (cutting propagated) 24" tall x 24-30" wide.
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