- USDA Hardiness Zones 3-8
- Height 14-16 Inches Tall
- Spread 16-20 Inches Wide
- Light Requirement is Full Sun
Violet Profusion Salvia is aptly named. The perennial, drought-tolerant plant bursts with violet-purple flower stalks in late spring to early summer. The stalks begin a rosy purple and darken as they mature. The flowers are fragrant and so are the leaves of this sage family member. Deer and rabbits ignore the plants, but hummingbirds, bees and butterflies love their nectar. Salvias can tolerate salt, so they make a practical and pretty low border along sidewalks or driveways.
A rounded clump of warm green foliage forms the base of Violet Profusion Salvia each spring as it grows back after a winter rest. Violet Profusion grows to about 16 inches high and 20 inches wide by summer. The versatile plant works in nearly any landscape and thrives in zones 3 through 8. It can stand on its own in a rock garden or natural design or form a low, violet-colored border to a garden bed. The salvia also can fill around taller container plants.
Violet Profusion Salvia Care
Violet Profusion Salvia performs best with full sun. It needs very little care and can handle drought once established. If summer is drier than normal, you can give the salvia some extra water to ensure full bloom. Just cut back to above the foliage after most blooms fade and you can get another wave of violet profusion. It can grow in nearly any type of soil.
Violet Profusion Salvia Spacing
For a border effect or when planting several Violet Profusion Salvias together, space the plants about 16 to 20 inches apart. Add it in front of taller butterfly-attracting plants in a container.
Violet Profusion Salvia Plant Facts
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 3-8|
|Flower Color(s): Blue|
|Bloom Period: Spring to Summer|
|Foliage Color(s): Green|
|Light Exposure: Sun|
|Height Class: Medium|
|Height: 14-16 Inches|
|Spread: 16-20 Inches|
|Spacing: 16-20 Inches|
|Drought Tolerant: No|
|Resists: Deer & Rabbits|
|Attracts: Hummingbirds, Butterflies & Bees|
|Features: Fragrant Flower|
|Scientific Name: Violet Profusion Salvia nemorosa USPPAF|
|Common Name: Violet Profusion Salvia|
|Other Name(s): Perennial Salvia; Woodland Sage; Balkan Clary|
|Brand: Proven Winners|
Click here for more information on plant container sizes.
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.
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.