Rhea Salvia (Annual) - Salvia farinacea 'Rhea'

Tall spikes of violet blue flowers backed by handsome gray-green foliage. This drought tolerant selection is attractive to bees, butterflies and birds. Grown as a border annual for quick, bright summer colour.

Water Needs: 
Low
Foliage Color: 
Green
Flower Attributes: 
Showy Flowers
Landscape Uses: 
Border
Container
Mass Planting
Garden Styles: 
Cottage
Edible
Modern
Traditional
Xeriscape
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Plant Types: 
Height: 
12-24"
Spread: 
12-24"
Flower Colors: 
Blue
Flower Seasons: 
Summer
Special Features: 
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Hummingbirds
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Growth Habits: 
Round
Upright
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 8
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Prefers moist well-drained soils but will tolerate most conditions. Plant out as early as possible in spring, past the risk of frost. Pinch back once when young to help bush plants out. Very little maintenance once planted but does perform better with regular fertilizing. 

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