Salvias are staple items for sunny gardens and a wide range of soil types. Suitable to a wide range of climates from cool to hot. Colour Spires need sunshine and a drink once in a while once established. Flowers are borne in masses in spires of bloom from late Spring to early Summer. Foliage of the plant is attractive all year long. Useful in larger containers and open garden beds. Attracts butterflies, bees and small honey eating birds.