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Color Spires® Violet Riot Salvia

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  • USDA Hardiness Zones 3-8
  • Height 22-24 Inches Tall
  • Spread 20-24 Inches Wide
  • Light Requirement is Full Sun

With the Color Spires Violet Riot Salvia you can add aroma and beauty! It is a heat tolerant perennial that produces vibrant violet blue flowers. It has aromatic flowers and foliage, making it a great addition to a patio or anyplace close by to enjoy its aroma. You will bring life to your garden with this one, as it attracts bees, butterflies and hummingbirds. Plus, this plant is deer and rabbit resistant. It can be enjoyed after its leaves have been dried by adding them to your favorite potpourri.

The fragrant green foliage pairs well with the violet flowers that bloom in the late spring to early summer. This perennial had a height of twenty-two inches and a spread of twenty-four inches. This Salvia can be used in a variety of ways. Add it to your landscape as a border plant or in a container, it is remarkable with mass planting. Its flowers will add beauty and fragrance to any bouquet. Its dried flowers and leaves can be used in potpourri. When in bloom, this Salvia attracts numerous pollinators.

Color Spires Violet Riot Salvia Care

The Color Spires Violet Riot Salvia is low maintenance in most climates with full sun. Average to fertile soil will ensure best results. While Drought tolerant, this Salvia will provide better blooms with average moisture. To encourage re-bloom, deadheading is important. This Salvia feeds lightly and only requires occasional fertilizer.

Color Spires Violet Riot Salvia Spacing

The growth habit for the Color Spires Violet Riot Salvia is rounded. To ensure the health of longevity of the plant spacing should be 20-24 inches, center on center.

Color Spires Violet Riot Salvia Plant Facts

USDA Hardiness Zones: 3-8
Flower Color(s): Blue to Violet
Bloom Period: Spring to Summer
Foliage Color(s): Green
Light Exposure: Full Sun
Height Class: Medium
Height: 22-24 Inches
Spread: 20-24 Inches
Spacing: 20-24 Inches
Habit: Clumping
Watering: Average
Drought Tolerant: No
Resists: Deer & Rabbits
Attracts: Hummingbirds, Butterflies & Bees
Features: Fragrant Foliage
Scientific Name: Color Spires® 'Violet Riot' Salvia nemorosa USPP 26,273
Common Name: Color Spires® Violet Riot Salvia
Other Name(s): Perennial Salvia; Woodland Sage; Balkan Clary
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.

For information on how to care for you new plant please check out our guide. Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)

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.

For more information, please go to our Shipping & Returns page at the bottom of the website.

Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)

Planter Shipping

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

Plant Shipping

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Summer Shipping

  • 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.

1 Review - Color Spires® Violet Riot Salvia Show Reviews

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    Posted by Brandi on Mar 3rd 2019

    I travel all the time so I needed some plants that look great even if I'm not around to care for them. A friend recommended that I buy these, so I thought I would give them a try.