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Salvia X ‘Ultra Violet’

Salvia X 'Ultra Violet'
Ultra Violet Sage, PP#21,411

'Ultra Violet' is a cross between blue flowered Salvia lycioides and pink Salvia greggii. Introduced by plantsman Scott Ogden, this stunning Salvia will display a showy set of vibrant purple blooms from late spring through October. The dark green, aromatic foliage is rabbit and deer resistant. Combine it with Tetraneuris acaulis or Oenothera caespitosa for a spectacular looking xeric garden space. Select a full sun, well drained location for this beauty in higher desert gardens. In low deserts, this plant will perform best with regular summer water.

Plant Type Shrub
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Shade
Water Needs Low, Average
Hardiness Zone Zone 6 (-10° F)
Flower Color Purple
Flower Season Late Spring, Summer, Fall
Growth Rate Fast
Height 2 (ft)
Spread 2 (ft)
Spacing 1' - 3' (ft)
Characteristics Fragrant, Showy
Attracts Bees, Wildlife
Maintenance Low
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Edging, Mass Planting, Patio and Containers
Tolerance Deer, Rabbit
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil PH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Image by: MSWN
Image by: MSWN
Image by: MSWN

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