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Salvia greggii Mirage Soft Pink

Scientific Name : Salvia greggii
Common Name : Sage
Hardiness Zone : 7a - 9b
Hardiness Degree : 0°F (-18°C)
Blooming Season : Early Spring, Spring, Late Spring, Summer, Late Summer
Plant Habit : Mounded
Characteristics : Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Heat Tolerant, Frost Tolerant
Water : Medium
Fertilizer : Once a month
Spacing : 14 - 16" (36 - 41cm)
Height : 12 - 14" (30 - 36cm)
Width : 14 - 16" (36 - 41cm)
Exposure : Sun
General Information : Heat-tolerant Mirage has more color for gardens and containers.
Provides early-season and Summer-long blooming.
Idea & Tips : Plant in full sun in well-drained soil.
Fertilize monthly.
Grower InformationBold, brightly colored blooms stand out at retail and in the landscape.
  • Self-branching, mounded habit resists breaking for easy shipping and less shrink.
  • Can be sold as annual in the North; overwinters in the South.
  • Heat-tolerant series features a full range of intense flower colors.
  • Less maintenance and more color in the garden.
'Balmirsopin'
(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:
      500 ppm IBA
      Mist:
      Moderate
      Fertilization:
      50-75 ppm N
      Pinching:
      Recommended after roots are established. Leave 4-5 active internodes.
      Transplanting:
      35-42 days after sticking
      Comments:
      Use low mist settings; do not oversaturate rooting media. Root zone temperatures of 70°F (21°C).
  • Finishing Guide

    • Media pH:
      5.8-6.2
      Temperature:
      Nights: 55 to 70°F (13 to 21°C) Days: 60 to 80°F (15 to 27°C)
      Light Level (fc):
      3,000 to 5,000
      Vernalization:
      No
      Daylength:
      Day length neutral
      Watering:
      Allow media to dry moderately between watering.
      Fertilization:
      Use a balanced fertilizer at a rate of 150 to 175 ppm N.
      Pinch After Transplant:
      Yes
      Plant Growth Regulators:
      Generally not needed.
      Pests and Fungal Diseases:
      Whitefly, thrips
  • Crop Scheduling

    • 1–qt. (10–cm) pot, 1 plant per pot:
      Rooted: 6-8 wks
      1–gal. (15–cm) pot, 1 plant per pot:
      Rooted: 8-10 wks
      2 to 3–gal. (25 to 30–cm) pot, 3 plants per pot:
      Rooted: 12-14 wks
      Bloom Months:
      March to September

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