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Directory of Annuals

Mealycup Sage
Salvia farinacea

<em>Salvia farinacea</em> 'Victoria Blue'
Salvia farinacea 'Victoria Blue'

Quick Profile

Exposure
Full Sun
 
Mature Height
18 - 36 Inches
 
Soil Conditions
Moist, Well-Drained
 
Bloom Color
Bi-color
Blue
White
 
Bloom Season
May - October
 
Hardiness
Tender Annual
 
Size
Medium
Tall
 

Features

Excellent continuous blooming salvia. Good for sun and dry areas. Attractive foliage. Reliable long term bloom.

Culture

Full sun, in moist well-drained soil

Cultivars

'Blue Bedder' 2-3 feet tall, blue flowers

'Victoria Blue' 18-24 inches tall, blue flowers

'Victoria White' 18-24 inches tall, white flowers

'Rhea' 12-14 inches tall, blue flowers, short

'Argent' 12-14 inches tall, white flowers

'Reference' 12-14 inches tall, blue and white flowers

Notes

Excellent bedding plant. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Good as a cut flower and dries well.