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Salvia 'Amante' - Sage - Lamiaceae (The Mint Family)
Salvia 'Amante' - Sage - Salvia 'Amante' is a stunning hybrid with dramatic black stems and calyces with hot red and magenta flowers.
Salvia 'Amante' - Salvia 'Amante' is a stunning hybrid with dramatic black stems and calyces with hot red and magenta flowers.


 
11cm/15cm
Price: $19.99
Zone Hardiness: 8-10
Light: Full Sun
Height: 2-4'
Width: 3-5'
Flower Colour: Magenta


Availability: Shipping begins in May/June when plants are ready.
Product Code: 12013
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'Amante' is a stunning cross of Salvia guaranitica with S. gesneriifolia with dramatic black stems and calyces that produce hot red and magenta flowers. The plants will bloom from early summer through to frost and attract tons of hummingbirds. A sister cultivar to 'Amistad'. Use as a dramatic summer planting in the garden or pots. Treat as an annual or overwinter indoors in greenhouse, house, or garage keeping just above freezing. Could overwinter in coastal BC in protected spots where it is mulched heavily.
Details
  • Class: Deciduous
  • Soil Moisture: Average, Dry, Drought Tolerant
  • Flowering Time: Spring - Summer
  • Fragrant: Yes
  • Foliage Colour: Green
  • Deer Resistant: Unknown
  • Attracts: Butterflies, Hummingbirds
  • Habitat: In sunny sites, dry meadows, rocky slopes, scrub, light woodland and moist grassland.
  • Geographical Origin: Miscellaneous - Garden Origin
  • BC Native: No


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