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Salvia 'Indigo Spires'

Indigo Spires Salvia

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Description

To the delight of butterflies, honeybees, and hummingbirds, velvet purply-blue flowers on 1-foot stalks top this 4-foot-tall, nonhardy sage from June until frost. Indigo Spires salvia (Salvia 'Indigo Spires') is a chance hybrid of Salvia longispicata and Salvia farinacea; it was discovered by staff at the Huntington Botanical Gardens in 1979.

Soil
Moderate
Plant Shape
Upright
Exposure
Full Sun
Bloom Time
May - June, July - August, September - October
Bloom Color
Blue, Purple
Landscape Use
Bedding or Border
Wildlife Interest
Attracts Birds, Attracts Butterflies, Resistant To Deer
Plant Type
Perennial
Hardiness Zone
7 - 10