Salvia Wendy's Wish
Salvia Wendy's Wish

Salvia Wendy's Wish

Shipment begins in Spring 2019

SKU: S77718
1 for $10.95
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Quick Facts
Common Name: Sage
Hardiness Zone: 1-13S/W Exposure: Sun
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Blooms In: May-Oct
Height: 2-3' Spacing: 24-36"
Read our Growing Guide Ships as: 1 PINT 28.86 CU IN.
Deer Resistance: Yes
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Shipping Details Shipment begins in mid April 2019, depending on your zone. See shipping tab for details

Product Details

Product Details

In spring, our Director of Horticulture loves to plant this vigorous Australian selection next to his back porch. Each morning as he sits outside enjoying his coffee, he watches the hummingbirds savor the sweet nectar from the tubular blossoms. Right up until frost, ‘Wendy’s Wish’ throws spike after spike of vivid magenta-pink blooms with fluted tips on maroon stems. Plants are slightly spreading and will fill in nicely at the edge of a deck or porch, perfect spots for viewing the aerial antics of your winged visitors. PP 21,889

Many annual forms of Salvia are widely grown for their easy disposition and vivid colors, and these are midsummer staples at every garden center. Our favorites are less well known and offer deep, rich colors that will bring a garden to life.

For more information on growing Salvia, click Growing Guide.

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HOW PLANTS ARE SHIPPED

The size of the plants we ship has been selected to reduce the shock of transplanting. For some, this means a large, bareroot crown. Others cannot travel bareroot or transplant best if grown in containers. We ship these perennials and annuals in 1 pint pots, except as noted. We must point out that many perennials will not bloom the first year after planting, but will the following year, amply rewarding your patience. We ship bulbs as dormant, bare bulbs, sometimes with some wood shavings or moss. Shrubs, Roses, vines, and other woody plants may be shipped bareroot or in pots. The size of the pot is noted in the quick facts for each item.

WHEN WE SHIP

We ship our bulbs and plants at the right time for planting in your area, except as noted, with orders dispatched on a first-come, first-served basis by climate zone. Estimated dates for shipping are indicated in the Shipping Details box for each item. Please refer to the Shipping Details box to determine the earliest shipping time. Unless you specify otherwise, fertilizers, tools, and other non-plant items are shipped with your plants or bulbs. Please supply a street address for delivery. Kindly contact us with two weeks notice, if you'll be away at expected time of delivery.

OUR GUARANTEE

We guarantee to ship plants that are in prime condition for growing. If your order is damaged or fails to meet your expectations, we will cheerfully replace or refund it. Please contact our Customer Service Department at 1-800-503-9624 or email us at [email protected]. Please include your order number or customer number when contacting us.

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Reviews

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Astonishing

A viewer from Centennial, CO

When we planted this, I had no idea what would happen - it is my first experience with this particular salvia. It has bloomed and seems to be flourishing, bigger and better than anything else I planted at the same time. It is a real beauty in my garden.

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Are You KIDDING ME? What is WRONG with You People?

A viewer from OH

Last year, I ordered Wendy's Wish salvia from White Flower Farms, and I was amazed not only by the plants when they arrived, but also by the care with which they were packed and shipped.

I guess they're cost-cutting.

Every other online plant vendor I buy from ships the items when it's appropriate to plant them. Not White Flower Farms. I received plants a few days after I placed the order - a full three weeks before our frost-free date in zone 6b.

They are a third of the size of the plants I received last year. And less carefully packaged. Last year it was like receiving jet-setters from the Concorde. This year it's like receiving half-drowned refugees.

I'm so disappointed. I hope my local garden center can stock Wendy's Wish again next year, because I am never ordering from White Flower Farms again.

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Hummingbirds and Bees love it!

David Heil from Rochester, NY

Planted five last year. They are strong growers. Tall and wide. Humming birds loved them and honey bees covered them.

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HUMMINGBIRD MAGNET

A viewer from Chicago suburb

Many plants are advertised as hummingbird magnets. This one truly is. I have a pot of these (two plants) on my deck between two feeders. Many times they ignore the feeders and go right to the plants. Go figure?? As they feed on each blossom up and down the stems, you get a real chance to observe and enjoy these amazing dudes.

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This salvia is fantastic and arrived in great shape.

Pat from Laramie, WY (7,220 feet)

I ordered this and the amistad and both plants are really tall and came in great shape. I wish I had ordered more. I still might! These are going to be tall, beautiful additions to my hummingbird garden.

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Growing guide

Growing guide

Latin Name Pronunciation: sal'vee-uh

Plant Salvia in full sun and well-drained soil. (Drainage is especially important in winter.) Cut back hard, to 3–4″ after flowering to keep plants compact and to promote rebloom.

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