Salvia Farinacea 'Victoria Blue' Seeds

£3.00
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Hardy Perennial
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Pollinator Friendly
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Perfect for Pots
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Great Cut Flowers

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plant benefit
Hardy Perennial
plant benefit
Pollinator Friendly
plant benefit
Perfect for Pots
plant benefit
Great Cut Flowers

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

when to sow

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when to harvest

Plant size

45 cm
30 cm
conditions

Position

Sun or light shade.
soil conditions

Soil

Well drained soil.
urban growing

Support

Water weekly.
Occasional feeding.

Our Top Tip

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

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.
Features Pollinator friendly, perfect for garden beds, great cut flowers and likes direct sunlight
Locations Terraces, containers and garden beds
Effort Level Looks after itself
Botanical Name Salvia farinacea ‘victoria’
Other Names Mealy Cup Sage, Flowering Sage and Blue Sage.
Plant Type Perennial
Pot Size 35 cm
Pet/Baby Safe Yes.
Number of Seeds 80
Sowing Tips Best sown in pots or trays with damp seed compost and lightly covered. Keep in a warm and sunny spot.
Delivery times 
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