- USDA Hardiness Zones 3-8
- Height 20-22 Inches Tall
- Spread 20-22 Inches Wide
- Light Requirement is Full Sun
Deep purple color is the hallmark of salvia plants, and Color Spires 'Indiglo Girl' Salvia is one of the darkest colors in an eye-catching summer bloomer. In late spring or early summer, the flower stalks begin to grow above the fragrant green foliage, and they are covered in tiny purple blooms through early summer. Growing to less than 2 feet high, Indiglo Girl is a perfect plant to border a garden bed or container.
Salvias are among the most diverse plants. Color Spires 'Indiglo Girl' Salvia grows in most climates (zones 3 through 8) and can handle periods of drought. They're also salt tolerant and resist deer and rabbit damage. The earthy fragrance of the flowers and leaves add an extra sensory feature to nearly any landscape. The plants also attract bees, butterflies and hummingbirds.
Color Spires Indiglo Girl Salvia Care
Plant Color Spires 'Indiglo Girl' Salvia in full sun. The plants can grow in nearly any type of soil. Although some dry spells won't hurt salvia, it will bloom better with regular watering. Cut back faded flower spikes in summer for a possible second bloom or cut flowers for indoor arrangements. Other than that, salvias need little care. The leaves drop in winter but begin growing back at the base of the plant in spring. Just remove the remaining dead branches.
Color Spires Indiglo Girl Salvia Spacing
Plant a large group of Color Spires 'Indiglo Girl' Salvia for a bright purple summer groundcover. Space the plants 20 to 22 inches apart from center to center to give them room to grow and have air circulation.
Color Spires Indiglo Girl Salvia Plant Facts
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 3-8|
|Flower Color(s): Blue|
|Bloom Period: Spring to Summer|
|Foliage Color(s): Green|
|Light Exposure: Full Sun|
|Height Class: Medium|
|Height: 20-22 Inches|
|Spread: 20-22 Inches|
|Spacing: 20-22 Inches|
|Drought Tolerant: No|
|Resists: Deer & Rabbits|
|Attracts: Hummbirds, Butterflies & Bees|
|Features: Fragrant Flower|
|Scientific Name: Color Spires® Indiglo Girl Salvia hybrid USPPAF|
|Common Name: Color Spires® Indiglo Girl Salvia|
|Other Name(s): Perennial Salvia; Common Sage|
|Brand: Proven Winners|
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Plant Addict Guarantee (Included On All Plant Orders)
Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.
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Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)
We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.
The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.
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Standard Colors: 2-3 business days
Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice
Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations
Time of Order:
- If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.
- We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location
Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.
It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.