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Salvia officinalis Silver Scent

Scientific Name : Salvia officinalis
Common Name : Sage
Hardiness Zone : 5a - 9b
Hardiness Degree : -20°F (-29°C)
Blooming Season : Spring
Plant Habit : Mounded
Characteristics : Deer Resistant, Colorful/Attractive Foliage, Culinary Use
Water : Medium
Fertilizer : Once a month
Spacing : 33 - 36" (84 - 91cm)
Height : 21 - 24" (53 - 61cm)
Width : 31 - 34" (79 - 86cm)
Exposure : Sun
General Information : Culinary and decorative variety has large silver-green leaves and a nice fragrance. A profusion of delightful blue flowers appear in the spring.
Idea & Tips : Plant in a sunny area with well-draining soil and provide regular irrigation.
Grower InformationBring fragrance back to the ornamental garden.
  • This ornamental sage doubles as a fragrant herb. 
  • Attractive flowers bloom in early Spring (short days) for added ornamental value.
  • Ideal for both combos and the landscape.
Protection InformationPPAF
(Flowering Only License)
  • Propagation Guide
    • Media EC/pH:
      EC 0.75-0.80 mmhos/pH 5.8-6.2
      Soil Temperature:
      70-72°F (21-22°C)
      Rooting Hormone:
      1,000 ppm IBA
      50-75 ppm N only after rooted
      A soft pinch will increase branching.
      35-42 days after sticking
      Discontinue mist as quickly as possible and only mist to avoid leaf wilt. Begin feeding 7 days after sticking with 50-75 ppm N.
    • Media pH:
      Nights: 45 to 55°F (7 to 13°C) Days: 55 to 65°F (13 to 18°C)
      Light Level (fc):
      5,000 to 8,000
      Beneficial; aids in bulking. Not required for flowering.
      Short day obligate
      Allow media to dry moderately between watering.
      Use a balanced fertilizer at a rate of 150 to 200 ppm.
      Pinch After Transplant:
      Plant Growth Regulators:
      PGRs generally not needed
    • 1–qt. (10–cm) pot, 1 plant per pot:
      Unrooted: 13-15 wks Rooted: 8-10 wks
      1–gal. (15–cm) pot, 1 plant per pot:
      Unrooted: 15-17 wks Rooted: 10-12 wks
      2 to 3–gal. (25 to 30–cm) pot, 3 plants per pot:
      Unrooted: 17-19 wks Rooted: 12-14 wks
      Bloom Months:
      April to May

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