Week 37 – September 15, 2019

Plant Information

Salvia Salvatore Blue

New variety!
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Salvia nemorosa

Hardiness Zone: 4a - 8b

Hardiness Degree: -20°F (-28.9°C)

Blooming Season: Late Spring, Summer, Autumn

Plant Habit: Upright

Characteristics: Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Rabbit Resistant, Heat Tolerant

Water: Light

Fertilize: Once a week

Spacing: 12 - 16" (30 - 41cm)

Height: 10 - 12" (25 - 30cm)

Width: 6 - 8" (15 - 20cm)

Exposure: Partial Sun, Sun

General Information: High-contrast salvia has black flower stems and deep purple calyx with deep blue flowers on long spikes. A very pretty Salvia nemorosa for your garden!

Grower Information:

Opening the door to seed salvia
With the tallest spikes and the deepest blue colour, NEW Salvatore Blue is an excellent alternative to vegetative salvia. Plus, it offers a critical daylength of 10 hours for finishing in early Spring, which previously was only possible with vegetative varieties.

Plug crop time: 5 to 6 weeks
Transplant to finish: 8 to 10 weeks
 
  • Premium-look salvia features the largest spikes and the deepest coloured calyx, spikes and flower in Salvia nemorosa from seed.
  • A good seed alternative to vegetative salvia.
  • More vigorous than New Dimension™ Blue, it is better suited for gallons.
  • Features black stems on well-branched plants.
  • Ideal for annual and overwintering production.
  • With a critical daylength of 10 hours, it is possible to finish for early Spring, which previously was only possible with vegetative varieties.