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  • Salvia hybrid Amistad pbr - purple in colour

Salvia hybrid Amistad pbr


Botanical Name
"Salvia hybrid Amistad pbr"

Common Name
Friendship Sage

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.

Flower Time
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
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  1. Couldn't be happier

    Posted by Pamela on 8th Nov 2016

    Healthy plants, well packed and speedy delivery. Thank you