Summer Sonata Salvia Collection

Summer Sonata Salvia Collection

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    Full Sun
  • Size

    #1 Plant
  • Zone

    3-8
  • Bloom Time

    Late spring to early summer
  • Height

    18 - 24 inches
  • Soil Requirement

    Well drained, humus enriched.
  • Deer Resistant

  • Planter Friendly

  • Attract Bees

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Summer Sonata Salvia Collection Description

Summer Sonata Salvia Collection
Salvias are lush, colourful, flowering plants that pollinators prize, deer dislike and every gardener with a sun-filled landscape should grow! These sun-loving, salt-tolerant perennials are part of the Lamiaceae family and often referred to as garden sage. These fragrant plants are often grown in borders and container gardens, tolerating heat and drought well. Honeybees, hummingbirds and butterflies are all drawn to the abundance of nectar-rich, tubular flowers these plants produce. The bright blooms are nicely set off by lots of deeply textured, dark green leaves, whose aroma fends off hungry deer and rabbits.

Standouts in the Landscape
Salvias appeal to gardeners looking for a carefree perennial that returns every year from late spring to early summer to fill the sunny areas of their gardens with gorgeous colour and remarkable texture. We searched far and wide gathering three stunning varieties, all virtuoso performers, to create the Breck's Summer Sonata Salvia Collection.

Full, Well-Rounded Plants Exhibit Excellent Vigour
The plants' uniform, rounded clumping is characteristic of this selection of Salvia nemorosa and Salvia pratensis hybrids. When they are in bloom, their large, nectar-laden flower spikes will be irresistible to the butterflies, honeybees and hummingbirds that populate your neighbourhood. Long after the flowers have faded, you'll still have a front-row seat to the lush, aromatic, crinkled foliage!

Includes 1 each of Azure Snow, Back to the Fuchsia, and Violet Riot
Azure Snow
Spectacular when planted in drifts! Trumpet-shaped flowers fill its 18-20" stems with amazing spires of deep violet-blue and white, bicolour blooms. Forms a refined, compact clump with handsome, dark green foliage. PP30534

Back to the Fuchsia
Charcoal-coloured, 22-24" stems bear dark pink-fuchsia flowers that rebloom when sheared back! Its proliferation of spectacular flower spikes open above a habit of dark green foliage. Its fragrant blooms make a wonderful addition to arrangements of fresh or dried flowers. PP32920

Violet Riot
A riot of colour for sun-washed gardens! Its dark green, densely packed, wrinkly foliage is the perfect backdrop for the long, vibrant, violet-blue flower spires that form on its 22" stems. Deep purple calyxes partly sheathe the blooms for added colour. PP26273

Details

  • Botanical NameSalvia
  • FormPerennial
  • Hardiness Zone3-8
  • Flowering TimeLate spring to early summer
  • Light RequirementsFull Sun
  • Flower ColorCollection with various colors.
  • Flower FormSlender crowded spike of small trumpet shaped blooms.
  • Foliage TypeMid and dark green leaves that are ovate to oblong with a wrinkled look.
  • Growth RateMedium
  • Height/Habit18 - 24 inches
  • Spread18 - 24 inches
  • Planting InstructionsPrefers full sun to dappled shade. Plant in an area where it will not receive excessive winter moisture.
  • Soil RequirementsWell drained, humus enriched.
  • Will TolerateAcidic Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
  • PruningOnly to remove spent flower stems.

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