Blue Salvia

Blue Salvia - Seeds & Bulbs

Salvia - Blue

(Salvia farinacea)

Blue Salvia (also known as Mealy-Cup Sage) has a wonderfully long blooming period and looks absolutely incredible planted in mass or in containers. An excellent cut or dried flower, Victoria Blue Salvia has particularly deep purple/blue flowers and is a dwarf, attaining a height of only 18 inches. Does well in hot, humid climates. Drought tolerant - grows on dry hillsides in it's native Texas and New Mexico.

Flower Type: Annual (Tender Perennial)
Bloom Time: Summer through Late Fall
Height: 18"
Exposure: Full Sun

When to Sow Outside: Sow directly outside only in USDA zones 8 - 10 where Blue Salvia is a perennial, 2 weeks after last frost. Start indoors in colder zones, where it is grown as an annual.
When to Sow Inside: 12 weeks before last frost.
Seed Depth: Press into surface of soil
Seed Spacing: 1"
Days to Emerge: 10 - 15
Thinning: When 1" tall thin to 12" apart

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