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Salvia guaranitica Black And Bloom

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Wantirna
C4, A7
Size: 14cm
Available: 37
$/Unit (EX GST): $5.78 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $6.35 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Salvia guaranitica Black And Bloom Blue Anise Sage, Brazilian Sage,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Bun Shaped, Dense, Rounded

Description:
Black and Blue is a hardy, aromatic perennial with dark green foliage and masses of deep blue flowers on black stems from Spring to Autumn. Perfect for creating a splash of colour on the patio or in the garden. Can be pruned to form an informal low hedge.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
60cm-1m 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Feature, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Tropical Garden, Verge, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Fertilise in Spring with a slow release fertiliser and prune to desired shape. Choose a site in full sun in most soil types with good drainage. Drought tolerant once established but should be given the occasional deep watering during extended periods of heat.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Lamiaceae SouthAmerica

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Blue
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Spring, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: Moderate
Wind: High
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