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Salvia VIBE® 'Ignition Purple' - S1
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Salvia VIBE® 'Ignition Purple'

Salvia x jamensis
Salvia 'Ignition Purple' bloomed earlier than any other salvia in our gardens, with clusters of strongly upright spires clad in small shiny green leaves hosting a wealth of royal purple flowers over a very long season. Best in groups, it is perfect for large containers or edging garden beds.
SKU #P8485
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Pot: 3.5" h x 2.63" w (9.5 fl oz)
Lifecycle
Annual; tender perennial
Perennial Hardiness Zone
7,
8,
9,
10
Annual Hardiness
Half Hardy Annual
Mature Size
1.5-2' h x 1.5' w
Sun
Full sun to partial shade
Soil
Regular, well-drained
Season
Summer to fall
Color
Bright purple
Features
Great for containers
Great Cut Flower
Deer Resistant
Attracts Hummingbirds
WHEN TO SET OUTSIDE
After last frost.
PLACEMENT & CULTIVATION
Salvia 'VIBE Ignition Purple' brings a superbly branched compact form to gardens and containers. Tolerant of both dry and humid heat; however, some afternoon shade in scorching summer areas is beneficial. It prefers soil lower in nitrogen, and amended with organic matter, such as compost added to a freely- draining soil. Deadhead to encourage continual bloom and where hardy, prune to just a few inches above the plant's crown in spring.
Final Spacing:
1.5'
Water Requirements:
Medium Water Use
Watering Details:
About 1" per week, though it will tolerate some drought once established.
Soil pH:
Not particular about pH
Fertilizer:
Do not overfertilize. Mix about 2" of compost into the soil prior to planting and topdress annually in springtime.
Diseases & Pests:
No major pests or diseases.
When to Cut for Bouquets:
Cut when several flowers on stem are open.