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Salvia discolor

  • Salvia discolor is a flowering annual in the Garden Geek Collection.
  • With blooms that are nearly all black, Salvia discolor is striking in any garden or mixed container.
  • Salvia discolor is an heirloom variety native to Peru, and an excellent choice for any collector's garden.

Color: Purple

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Hummingbirds


  • Border or Bed
  • Focal Point
  • Combination
  • Container

Combo Usage:

  • Thriller (focal point)


  • Garden Geek


  • Sun
  • Morning Sun

Fertilizer Levels:

  • Average Feed

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Fall(Flowering)
  • Summer(Flowering)

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Spring(Foliage)
  • Fall(Foliage)
  • Summer(Foliage)

Soil Moisture Preference:

  • Average-Slightly Moist

Soil pH Requirements:

  • Medium, 5.7-6.2

Vigor Rating:

  • Plays with others