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Salvia 'Amistad' PP 23,578
@ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Salvia 'Amistad' PP 23,578

Amistad Purple Salvia

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Item #: 6611

Zones: 8a to 10b

Dormancy: Winter

Height: 42" tall

Culture: Sun

Origin: Hybrid

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?


$16.00
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Salvia 'Amistad' is the latest and greatest perennial salvia. Discovered by Argentine salvia expert Rolando Uria in a garden bed, Salvia 'Amistad' first made its way to England where plantsman Rod Richards popularized it, and it has finally reached US shores. This floriferous Salvia guaranitica hybrid makes a huge 3.5' tall x 7' wide clump in one season...much wider and longer flowering than its predecessor, Salvia 'Purple Majesty'. So far, we have seen no sign of the stoloniferous trait of the Salvia guaranitica parent. The tops of the stalks are adorned with masses of dark purple flowers, each held in a lovely black calyx from June through frost...a hummingbird delight!

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