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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
Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply brand wildflower seeds from packs are guaranteed to germinate. Once the seeds have sprouted, please understand that Peaceful Valley cannot be held responsible for the many uncontrollable growing and climatic conditions that must be met to insure the success of your crop(s).
Peaceful Valley brand wildflower seeds are all non-GMO.
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