Salvia farinacea Evolution Violet is a weather tolerant flowering annual that thrives in heat, drought, cold and humidity. Enjoy the showy vibrant violet flowering spikes that tower above the foliage line creating an attractive contrast. Stunning when planted in mass, this garden charmer grows to 24" inches and is loved by both landscape gardeners and cut flower growers alike. Blooms begin in late spring and continue on until the first frost of the season. The flower spikes can be used fresh or dried as an everlasting. Regular deadheading will prompt new growth and this variety prefers a sunny location with good drainage. Often used in container plantings for the interesting color contrast, Evolution is an outstanding choice for pathway borders, window boxes and in any location where you desire a swath of captivating color with vertical texture. All American Select and Fleuroselect winner. Packet: 50 seeds.