Salvia patens ‘Blue angel’ – (Gentian Sage) seeds

$5.90

A stunning small sage which has brilliant true blue flowers, produced consistently over summer and autumn until the first frost.

Description

This is a very pretty bright true blue salvia., It flowers continuously from mid summer right through until the first frosts. It can withstand some drought and does not mind dry soil. It is a quick growing plant , which branches well and can reach 60 -70 cm.
If planted in a large mass they look stunning , but they also blend well with other colours especially annuals in the garden

Sowing advice

Sow in spring and summer,in trays or pots
Surface sow onto moist well-drained seed raising mix with only a sprinkling of soil to cover as light is needed for germination. Ideal propagation temp. 20-25°C. Keep moist but not wet. Germination usually occurs in 10-14 days. Transplant seedlings when large enough to handle to 8cm pots and grow on in cooler conditions. Acclimatise and plant out once danger of frost has passed with 30cm spacing

Additional information

Classification

Half Hardy Perennial

Common Name

Gentian Sage

Family

Lamiaceae

Maximum Height

approx 70 cm

Number of seeds in packet

approx 20