Newbie - will my Salvia rebloom?

silvalion(7 - Long Island)June 28, 2014

Sorrry if this is an elementary question but I bought this salvia plant which I planted about a month ago (late May). Watered it well and consistently, it was a bright beautiful purple for a while and now it's died back. Will it rebloom on its own? Do I deadhead or shear to rebloom? And if so how soon will it rebloom?

I see the same plant in my neighborhood and they are still blooming. I was hoping to have blooms all summer.

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mauvegirl8(Texas)

You need to deadhead it. That means to cut the died stems back with pruners.

    Bookmark   June 28, 2014 at 2:27PM
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CA Kate

There are a few that only bloom once or for a season, but most will keep blooming as long as you dead-head as mauve girl mentioned.

    Bookmark   June 28, 2014 at 11:30PM
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Michaela .:. thegarden@902 .:. (Zone 5b - Iowa)

This is my least favorite plant to deadhead... but it's so worth it!

    Bookmark   July 15, 2014 at 3:23PM
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