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Salvia ‘Sweet 16’
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Salvia ‘Sweet 16’
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Salvia ‘Sweet 16’


Perennial Sage

USDA Zone: 3-9

Plant number: 1.468.700


The Perennial Sages are invaluable perennials for their rich display of spiky flowers in the early summer border. This selection is well branched, with long wands of large, bright lavender-pink flowers with a purple tip. Deadhead just below the spend heads to encourage repeat flowering. Excellent for cutting. Drought tolerant once established. Attractive to both butterflies and hummingbirds. Bred by Kevin Hurd and introduced to the market by Walters Gardens, Inc., Michigan. USPPP: unlicensed propagation prohibited.

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Salvia ‘Sweet 16’


Optimal Growing
Conditions
Appearance and
Characteristics
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
  Clay
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Average or
  Moist
Care Level
  Easy
Flower Colour
  Deep Pink
  Purple
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Mid Summer
  Late Spring
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Attracts Butterflies
  Attracts Hummingbirds
  Border
  Containers
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Drought Tolerant
  Rabbit Resistant
  Massed
Height
   45-60 cm
   18-23 inches
Spread
   60-70 cm
   23-27 inches
Foot Traffic
   None
Growth Rate
   Medium