Nectar Purple™ Salvia

Salvia guaranitica ‘Black And Purple’ PPAF Home » The Collection » Nectar Purple™ An improved earlier blooming version of Salvia 'Black and Blue'. Another great Salvia option for the mid to back of borders. Deer resistant and heavy blooming until frost.
Nectar Purple™ Salvia
Feature Purple flowers mid-spring to mid-fall
USDA Zones Hardy to 10°F to 20°F USDA zones 8–10
Sunset Zones 8-24, 26-31
Special Features Attracts Pollinators, Deer Resistant, Heat Tolerance, Reblooming, Returns Year After Year
Landscape Use Border, Container, Garden Bed
Exposure Full sun to part shade
Flowering Season Spring to Fall
Dimensions 3-5 ft H x 3 ft W
Growth Rate Fast
Plant Type Evergreen
Water Needs Medium Water Once Established
Soil Well-drained garden soil
Fertilizer Fertilize yearly in early spring
Pruning Not required; dead-heading promotes new growth

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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