Blue Sage - Salvia farinacea
Annual Open Pollinated. Also called Mealycup Sage. This annual or tender perennial sage is a compact plant with shiny leaves and velvety-blue erect flower spikes. For best results, sow seed indoors 8 weeks before last frost, covering lightly with vermiculite. After danger of frost has passed, transplant seedlings into cleared area and keep moist for 6 weeks until established. Pack covers approximately 10 sq ft if broadcast.
Flowers: Good cut flower. Blooms in Summer to Fall
Attracts: Attracts hummingbirds, butterflies and bees
Soil: Prefers gravelly, well-drained soil
Native: Texas and Mexico
USDA Zone: 8-10
Plant In: Spring
Planting Depth: 1/16"
Days to Germinate: 10-30 Days
Height At Maturity: 18"-24"
Sun/Shade Requirements: Full Sun
Water Needs: Moderate Water
Perennial Native Salvia farinacea 'Blue Bedder' Height: 31-35 Bloom Season: Spring/Fall Seeding Rate: Use 125 seeds/sq ft (~1150 seeds/pack)