Salvia Blue Victoria Seeds

Salvia Blue Victoria Seeds

Salvia farinacea

Item #1060

Perennial (Tender). Grown as an annual. Blue salvia, also known as mealycup sage, has a wonderfully long blooming period and looks absolutely incredible planted in mass or in containers. An excellent cut or dried flower, Blue Victoria has deep violet-blue flowers and attains a height of only 18". Does well in hot, humid climates. Drought tolerant; grows on dry hillsides in its native Texas, New Mexico and Mexico. Grown as an annual, but perennial in USDA zones 8-10. Deer resistant.




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Perennial
(tender)

Full sun to part shade

Blooms summer to frost

18” tall

Days to Emerge:
10-15 days

Seed Depth:
Press into surface

Seed Spacing:
A group of
3 seeds
every 12”

Thinning:
When 1” tall,
thin to
1 every 12”


When to sow outside: 1 to 2 weeks after average last frost.

When to start inside: RECOMMENDED. 8 to 10 weeks before average last frost. Ideal soil temperature for germination is 70°–80°F.

Special Germination Instructions: Light aids germination; press seeds into soil surface.

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