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Salvia ‘Wendy’s Wish’

Salvia = ‘Wendy’s Wish’

Salvia ‘Wendy’s Wish’ is prized for its flaming magenta tubular blooms held on dark maroon stems. This quick growing sage has a tidy, compact, slightly open habit of 40″ x 40″. Large mid-green glossy foliage provides a rich contrast to the hot pink flaming blooms that do not fade in the hottest conditions. The blooms are sterile which contribute to the long floriferous bloom time. ‘Wendy’s Wish’ has great impact in the landscape in massed beds or in patio pots or containers.

Origin: Australia

Description / Plant Notes:

  • USDA Zone 9 (25°F or -6.6°C)
  • Showy hot lipstick pink tubular blooms
  • Long flowering period
  • Drought tolerant once established

Patent Status: PP 21,889

PK Sheet
USDA Zone: 9
Height: 36 to 40-inches
91 to 102-centimeters
Spread: 36 to 40-inches
91 to 102-centimeters
Seasons: Summer, Autumn
Flower Colors: Hot Pink
Foliage Colors: Green
Light Levels: Full-Sun, Partial-Sun
Growth Habit: Compact-rounded
Usage: Borders, Containers, Landscapes, Mass landscape planting
Patent Status: PP 21,889
Origin: Australia

Grower Culture

General:
 
Media: Well-draining media
 
Crop Timing from Rooted Liners:
 
4-inch: 6 to 8-weeks with 1 ppp
1-gallon: 10 to 12-weeks with 1 ppp