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Salvia guaranitica gesnerifolia Amistad

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Salvia guaranitica gesnerifolia Amistad Blue Anise Sage, Brazilian Sage,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening Shrub Like, Upright

Attractive, hardy, easy to grow, perennial which produces masses of large violet flowers with dark violet, almost black calyx from spring through to autumn. Salvia Amistad is perfect for creating a splash of colour on the patio or in the garden. Can be pruned to form an informal low hedge. Grows approx. 1.1-1.5m tall x 1m wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
1-2m 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Well Drained

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

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

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

Family Name: Origin:
Lamiaceae SouthAmerica

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Purple
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Spring, Summer
Fruit: No

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