‘Black and Bloom’ Salvia

Salvia guaranitica ‘Black and Bloom’ PPAF

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.

Bloom/Feature

Dark blue flowers mid-spring to mid-fall

Plant Type

New IntroductionsPerennials

Evergreen or Deciduous

Deciduous

USDA Zones

8, 9, 10

Zone Detail

Hardy to 10° to 20°F

Key Features

Attracts Birds / Butterflies, Compact Habit, Cut Flowers, Heat Tolerance, Reblooming

Use

Border, Container, Mass Planting

Exposure

Full Sun to Part Shade

Water

Medium

Soil Type

Well-drained garden soil

Fertilizer

Moderate Feeder

Dimensions

3-5' H x 3' W

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
  • plant 1-2" above ground soil level
  • water deeply to settle, then add more water if needed
  • mulch 1-2" deep around plant