Nectar Blue™ Salvia

Salvia guaranitica 'Black and Bloom' PP27183 Home » The Collection » Nectar Blue™ An improved earlier blooming version of Black and Blue. Another great Salvia option for the mid to back of borders. Deer resistant and heavy blooming until frost.
Nectar Blue™ Salvia
Nectar Blue™ Salvia Portrait
Feature Dark blue flowers mid-spring to mid-fall
USDA Zones Hardy to 10°F USDA Zones 8-10
Sunset Zones 4-7 (with protection) 8-24
Special Features Attracts Pollinators, Deer Resistant, Easy Care, Longer Blooming, Water-wise
Landscape Use Border, Container, Garden Bed
Exposure Full sun to part shade
Flowering Season Spring, Summer, Fall
Dimensions 3-5' H x 3' W
Growth Rate Fast
Plant Type Evergreen
Water Needs Medium Water Once Established
Soil Well-drained soils
Fertilizer Apply a balanced slow-release each spring and summer
Pruning Can cut back by 1/3 after first flower to keep compact

Planting Instructions

  • water before planting
  • plant in Full sun to part shade
  • dig hole 2X the width of pot
  • backfill and plant 1-2" above soil level
  • water deeply to settle, then add more soil if needed
  • mulch 1-2" deep around plant, avoiding area closest to stem

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