SALVIA ‘Tricolour Mix’ flower garden CUT FLOWER bushy sage
This fast growing plant can be used as a cut flower or in borders. It produces bushy plants with interesting flower bracts in blue, pink and white. The flowers are long lasting and the plant will flower all through the summer for a long lasting show. Excellent when planted enmasse or a feature in a cottage garden. Grows approx. 70cm tall.
Annual but reseeds very easily.
Sow Spring for most areas or autumn in tropics and arid zones
Sow in pots first and transplant out later, scatter on soil surface and cover very lightly, keep moist and out of sun until germination.
. Germinates within approx. 14-21 days
Likes well drained soil
Flowers in approx. 12 weeks
Blaze of Fire
Approx 25-30 seeds
This is a hardy perennial which produces a long flower spike with long lasting masses of fragrant red flowers. It is fast growing and a perennial in all places without a harsh winter. Its also tolerant of heat, humidity and seas spray.
Prefers a sunny position, sow 3mm at 20+ degrees, germinates 10-20days.
SALVIA ‘Blue Bedder’ cottage flower garden EASY TO GROW purple blue
SALVIA ‘Blue Bedder’ 100+ seeds cottage flower garden EASY TO GROW purple blue
This is an annual which produces a long flower spike with long lasting masses of beautiful blue flowers. It is quick and easy to grow and is also tolerant of heat, humidity and seas spray.
Prefers a sunny position, sow on surface and firm down or cover very lightly with soil to maintain some moisture but needs light to germinate. Soil temp should be 20-23 degrees, germinates 10-20days.
This short lived perennial or biennial plant produces beautiful purple and white flower spikes which are highly attractive to bees and butterflies. It is a well known medicinal plant and is believed to relieve anxiety, help with insomnia, muscle cramps and many other uses. It is commonly grown now days for its essential oil.
Perennial to 1.2m
Sow in Spring and summer
Sow 5mm deep at 25 degrees C, seedlings emerge 30 days
Prefers full sun position