Week 18 – May 07, 2021

Plant Information

Big Blue Salvia interspecific

  • Big Blue Salvia interspecific - Bloom
  • Big Blue Salvia interspecific - Commercial Landscape 1
  • Big Blue Salvia interspecific - Commercial Landscape 2
  • Big Blue Salvia interspecific - Commercial Landscape 3
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  • Big Blue Salvia interspecific - Container
  • Big Blue Salvia interspecific - Landscape
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Plant Details:

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

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Once a month

Spacing: 16 - 18" (41 - 46cm)

Height: 24 - 36" (61 - 91cm)

Width: 18 - 20" (46 - 51cm)

Exposure: Sun

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!

Grower Information:

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