salvia farinacea 'victoria blue' seeds


deep blue-violet sweet-smelling blooms.

Strikes a real chord in this one. With their deep violet coloured flowers and growing to 60cm tall, it will leave the last impression and a sweet smell along with it. You'll need to play the long game for this one, it takes a while to mature, but when it does you will know about it.

why it's special:

  • Long flowering blue blooms
  • Attracts pollinators and other beneficial insects.
  • Easily grown in containers or on a windowsill.

good to know:

Plant LightFull sun

Windowsill PlantFuss-free

Botanical name: Salvia farinacea 'victoria blue'
Open-pollinated, GMO-free seeds.

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plant size

45 cm
30 cm



Sun or light shade.

soil conditions


Free draining soil.

urban growing


Water weekly.
Occasional feeding.

when to sow


when to harvest

care tip

Good practice to deadhead spent flowers to encourage side shoots and blooms.


botanical name
Salvia farinacea ‘victoria’

other names
Mealy Cup Sage, Flowering Sage and Blue Sage.

plant type

pot size
35 cm

pet / baby safe

approx. number of seeds

sowing guide
Best sown in pots or trays with damp seed compost and lightly covered. Keep in a warm and sunny spot.

about salvia ‘victoria’

A great choice for summer bedding and borders it brings butterflies into the garden by the dozen, and makes a wonderful cut or dried flower. Compact, branching and early flowering, Victoria Blue salvia plants are often treated as bedding plants and massed together to form a sea of blue blooms.

in the records

Salvia is named from the Latin word salveo meaning "to save or heal", in reference to the purported medicinal properties given to some plants in the family. Salvia Victoria is originally native to Mexico and the United States.

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