Salvia guarantica Black and Blue

Blue Anise Sage, Brazilian Blue Sage

Type: Perennials
Height: Tall 3-5' (Plant 2-3' apart)
Bloom Time: Early Summer to Early Fall
Sun-Shade: Full Sun
Zones: 7-10   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal
Flower / Accent: Blue / Blue
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep
Absolutely arresting rich cobalt-blue blossoms pair with near-black stems and calyces for a non-ending display at the back of the border. Crushed foliage from this Salvia has a slight anise scent. A hummingbird favorite. Not hardy for northern gardens.

Features to Note:

  • Fragrant
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Deer Resistant
  • For a Sunny Spot
  • Blooms for 4 Weeks or More

Salvia General Information:

Salvia are excellent, easy-to-grow plants for a summer show of intense color. Salvia perform best in full sun. A real heat lover; they respond well to shearing after blooming to prompt fresh foliage and blooms.

Salvia Plant Care:

If desired, cut back and pot up several plants in fall or take cuttings in late summer for over wintering in a bright but cool sunny window. Plants grown in protected locations with winter mulch may survive mild winters in Zones 6-7. Likes a humus rich, well-drained soil.

$9.95 ea.
(3+) $9.50 ea.
Spring 2015
Plant Code: SABB