Salvia 'Purple & Bloom' in the Salvias Database

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8a -12.2 °C (10 °F) to -9.4 °C (15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 40 - 48 inches
Plant Spread: 36 - 48 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Purple
Other: Blackish calyces
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Other: Deadheading flowers ensures more flowering throughout the season.
Uses: Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PPAF

The ATP Top 50 Xeriscapic PlantsThe ATP Top 50 Xeriscapic Plants
July 19, 2014

Does xeriscapic mean boring and dry looking? Absolutely not! You'll never believe what beautiful blooms are available for the non-irrigated landscape. Come in and see.

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'Purple & Bloom' was a featured
Plant of the Day for April 12, 2019.

Comments:
Posted by Marilyn (Northern KY - Zone 6a) on Apr 11, 2019 8:20 PM

New from the Ball Horticultural Company, a Ball Flora Plant beauty.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Salvia of the Day: Salvia (Salvia coerulea 'Purple & Bloom') by Marilyn Apr 18, 2019 11:59 PM 8
What Are You Going To Buy For 2019? by Marilyn Apr 11, 2019 9:28 PM 13
How did your Salvia garden grow in 2018? by Danita Dec 1, 2018 10:04 PM 28
2017 Salvia volunteers by jg0613 Feb 12, 2019 7:15 PM 6
Low growing "tame" salvia by Kabby Apr 23, 2018 12:52 PM 11
What Plants Are You Going To Grow For 2018? by Marilyn Aug 28, 2018 3:26 PM 52
which salvia attracts most pollinators? by bhart90 Aug 30, 2016 10:46 PM 20
Salvias from seed take two! by jg0613 May 28, 2016 1:55 PM 57
Salvia companions by WardDas Feb 14, 2016 8:03 PM 7
What Plant Varieties Are You Going To Get In 2016? by Marilyn May 27, 2016 6:22 PM 82
Salvia Guaranitica by jg0613 Oct 17, 2015 9:05 PM 6
Salvia volunteer by dirtdorphins Sep 14, 2015 6:18 PM 6
Windwalker Royal Red Salvia by jg0613 Sep 14, 2015 1:29 AM 32
Salvia guaranitica var purpurea by FBTS Feb 9, 2016 6:25 PM 17
A mix of Agastache by jvdubb Sep 6, 2013 9:07 AM 29
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Talking Salvias by Marilyn Nov 11, 2013 9:54 PM 250
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