Salvia Black and Bloom
A real eye catcher with deep blue flowers set off by the sumptuous black stems, attracting bees from mid summer. Dark green velvety stems offer an attractive backdrop. Foliage will die down in autumn and it is hardy.
Month Available: June
Evergreen / Deciduous: Deciduous
Flower Colour: Blue
Suitable For Wildlife: Bees
Soil Type: Well-drained
Sun/Shade: Full sun or partial shade
Season of Interest: Summer
Plant Type: Perennial
Main Attribute: Summer to autumn flowering
Height / Spread: 120cm x 120cm (4ft x 4ft)
This is a great plant for dry areas of the garden, its very drought tolerant and will put on an excellent colourful display
Where to Plant: Borders
Pests and Diseases: Capsid bug, Red Spider Mite, Whitefly
Plant Care: Remove faded flower spikes to encourage repeat flowering.
Care and Time: Low - spring
Benefits: Fantastic foliage and stem colouring, wonderful flower colour, attractive to bees, ideal for mixed borders.
History: Salvia Black and Bloom is relatively new to the market, and was bred for its larger flowers, thicker leaves and darker stems.
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