Salvia – Black & Blue – Salvia guaranitica
Attracts: Birds, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Deadheading will encourage repeat blooming.
Use in beds, borders and large containers; attracts hummingbirds
Maintenance Category Easy
Water Category Average
Flower Form Container, Landscape
pH B - pH 5.8 - 6.2
EC (2:1 Extraction Method) 0.6 - 0.9
Fertilization 100 - 150
Light Requirements High
Water Requirements Moderate to Moist
Rooting Out Temperature 65 - 72° Fahrenheit
Growing On Temperature 65 - 72° Fahrenheit
Holding Temperature 65 - 72° Fahrenheit
Planting and Timing Information
Plant after last frost through early summer in zone 6 north. Zone 7 south plant up until fall.
Finishing Times [weeks]
4-5" and Quart Pot : 5-6
6" and Gallon Pot : 7-8
7-9" Pot : 7-8
10-12" and Two Gallon Pot :
Pinching and Growth Regulators
Pinch at planting time and as needed to shape.
Pest and Disease Management
General pest and disease practices as listed in notes.
Good air circulation and water drainage are important. Use a well drained soil mix.