Masses of hot pink to coral pink flowers appear nonstop for several months, attracting all sorts of pollinators. Glossy green, aromatic foliage forms a sizeable, well-branched mass that is best suited to the middle of the border and pairs well with coneflowers and grasses. Thrives in heat and humidity.
Notably closer to true blue than most salvias, this selection bears blue flower spikes early in the season and reblooms quickly and reliably if cut back. Pollinators are drawn to the flowers like a magnet. Recommend this plant to anyone looking for low maintenance, colorful, hardy perennials that the deer won't eat.
Improving on older dwarf salvias, this award-winning selection boasts broad flower spikes and consistent rebloom all season when deadheaded. Aromatic, green foliage lines the square stems topped with deep violet blue flowers held by burgundy calyces. An excellent plant for attracting pollinators. Introduced by: Ball Horticultural Co.
This popular selection is prized for its tall, indigo purple flower spikes which are held on dramatic deep purple stems. We've watched this variety out-bloom every other spring blooming salvia we sell and proudly proclaim it to be an "oldy but goody". Highly recommended! Introduced by: Zillmer Pflanzen of Germany.
An ideal plant for spring sales. This compact selection bears violet purple flowers that are sterile, helping it remain in bloom for many weeks; also responds well to shearing to promote rebloom. Pollinators adore its blossoms, but four-legged pests tend to stay away from its aromatic, gray-green foliage.
Our #1 selling Salvia. This classic, award-winning perennial bears vibrant violet purple flower spikes which appear just in time for spring sales. It forms a sturdy clump of aromatic, gray-green foliage that is rarely bothered by deer; pollinators adore its plentiful blooms. Responds well to shearing to promote rebloom.
This more relaxed, upright selection produces an exceptional number of dense spikes of vibrant reddish violet flowers with burgundy calyxes on dark stems beginning early in the season. Responds well to shearing to promote rebloom quickly and reliably. Pollinators adore its plentiful blooms.
Dwarf selection; forms a compact, low mound of aromatic, green foliage topped with dark violet purple flower spikes. Responds well to shearing to promote rebloom over much of the summer. Its flowers are highly attractive to bees and other pollinators, but the plant is rarely bothered by deer. Breeder: Martin Haussermann