"Salvia hybrid Amistad pbr"
The plant was discovered by Rolando Uria, an agronomy professor at the University of Buenos Aires. Salvia Amistad is more compact and has a fuller habit than other guarantica types. It is easy to grow and responds well to trimming. Amistad is Spanish for 'friendship', this Salvia is very friendly, a magnet for butterflies, birds and bees. This variety does not sucker.
Spring, Summer, Autumn
Grows to 1-1.2m tall x 1m wide.
A very hardy perennial which can be grown as a border, to line pathways, informal hedges, as a mass planting, mixed with other perennials to form a lovely cottage garden or in container gardens and pots.
Position - Full sun
Prune plant in early spring to maintain shape then fertilise for new growth. Remove spent flower spikes to encourage repeat flowering.
At a Glance
- Likes full sun
- Butterfly attracting
- Long flowering