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Salvia black and blue 2ltr

Salvia black and blue 2ltr

Salvia guaranitica ‘Black and Blue’ is a striking perennial known for its dramatic deep blue flowers and contrasting black calyxes, creating a stunning visual impact in gardens. Growing to a height of around 90cm (3 feet), it thrives in sunny or partially shaded locations with well-drained soil. Ideal for borders, cottage gardens, or mixed herbaceous borders, ‘Black and Blue’ Salvia adds a bold splash of color and texture.

Flowering from mid-summer through to autumn, its tubular blooms are a magnet for bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds, thanks to their abundant nectar production. To encourage continuous blooming and maintain its vigorous growth, deadhead spent flowers regularly.

Maintenance of Salvia guaranitica ‘Black and Blue’ is minimal but beneficial. Pruning should be done in early spring to remove any dead or damaged growth and to promote a more compact shape. Feeding with a balanced fertilizer during the growing season helps sustain its robust health and blooming potential.

Gardeners value Salvia guaranitica ‘Black and Blue’ not only for its ornamental appeal but also for its ecological role as a valuable nectar source for pollinators, particularly bees. By planting ‘Black and Blue’ Salvia, gardeners contribute to supporting bee populations and enhancing biodiversity in their gardens.

In summary, Salvia guaranitica ‘Black and Blue’ is a stunning perennial that brings vibrant color, attracts beneficial pollinators, and requires minimal care—a perfect choice for both novice and experienced gardeners seeking beauty and ecological benefit in their outdoor spaces.


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