Scientific Name: Salvia longispicata x farinacea
Blooming Season: Summer, Autumn, Late Summer
Plant Habit: Upright
Characteristics: Attracts Bees, Heat Tolerant, Low Maintenance, Attracts Butterflies, Drought Tolerant, Attracts Hummingbirds
Spacing: 16 - 18" (41 - 46cm)
Height: 24 - 36" (61 - 91cm)
Width: 18 - 20" (46 - 51cm)
General Information: Lovely blue-flowering salvia with great vigor is ideal for the back of garden borders.
Flowers continue all Summer.
Pollinators love Salvia Big Blue!
The name says it all!
Big Blue salvia is exactly that – a vigorous flowering annual in a sales-inspiring clear blue colour. The first of its type from seed, this big beauty will pump up mid-Summer sales in large containers. Super easy and super showy for both landscapers and home gardeners for their back-of-border plantings, sending out blue spires continuously from July to first frost with little to no extra care.
Plug crop time (288 tray): 4 weeks
Transplant to finish: 8 to 13 weeks, depending on light, heat and daylength conditions
- Great performer in heat and low-water conditions.
- Low-maintenance plant does not need deadheading.
- Hummingbirds, bees, butterflies and more flock to Big Blue in the garden.
- At its best in full sun, but will tolerate dappled shade or partial sun.
Protection Information: US PVP201700218