Salvia
Salvia 'Black Knight'

Family: Lamiaceae (lay-mee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Salvia (SAL-vee-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Black Knight
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Category:

Perennials

Height:

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:

Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Light Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Dark Purple/Black

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:

Unknown - Tell us

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

By dividing the rootball

From woody stem cuttings

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Sacramento, California

East Chatham, New York

East Hampton, New York

Raleigh, North Carolina

San Antonio, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Apr 1, 2011, msshevy from East Hampton, NY wrote:

Beautiful in upstate NY garden as well as patio plant in NYC. Pinch off old stems for more growth.
Stunning blue emerges through black pod cover. The problem on the terrace is that all the covers fall off onto the patio floor - a bit messy, but the show and jealous comments from neighbors is worth it the cleanup.