Salvia Betsy’s Choice

Salvia guaranitica x cardinals

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Salvia guaranitica x cardinals

One of the best salvias for attracting hummingbirds!

Deep purple flowers, blooming from June until frost. Half sun/partial shade best. Very drought tolerant once established and likes sandy loam soil with weekly watering. Cut back a third after flowers fade for more blooms. Does not form tubers.
A spontaneous garden hybrid from Betsy Clebsch.

Yearly Foliage: Perennial

Hardiness Zone: 7-10

Light: Half Sun – light shade best.

Mature Growth: 4 feet high – 5 feet wide

Soil: Average-sandy loam, well drained with Weekly deep watering – Drought tolerant once established

Blooms: Midsummer

Wildlife: Nectar-insects, Nectar-butterflies, Nectar-bees, Hummingbirds

Plant Size when available: 1 quart, 1 gallon

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Starter Liner, 1 Quart, 2 Quart, 1 Gallon