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Salvia nemorosa Blue Marvel

Scientific Name : Salvia nemorosa
Common Name : Meadow Sage
Hardiness Zone : 4a - 9b
Hardiness Degree : -30°F (-34°C)
Blooming Season : Late Spring, Summer, Late Summer, Early Spring, Spring, Autumn
Plant Habit : Mounded
Water : Medium
Fertilizer : Once a month
Spacing : 12 - 14" (30 - 36cm)
Height : 10 - 12" (25 - 30cm)
Width : 10 - 12" (25 - 30cm)
Exposure : Sun
General Information : Largest flowers of all Salvia nemorosa.
Re-blooms reliably.
Idea & Tips : Salvia Blue Marvel prefers a sunny location.
Grower InformationThe largest flowers of any S. nemorosa!
  • Innovative variety can be finished as a first-year-flowering perennial.
  • No PGRs needed!
  • Outstanding habit and reliable reblooming for landscapes and container gardening.
  • Ideal for positioning as a premium perennial item for a greater profit margin opportunity.
'Blue Marvel'
Protection InformationCPBR5343; EU PBR43712; PP27,018
(Flowering Only License)
Breeder : Darwin Perennials
  • Propagation Guide
    • Media EC/pH:
      EC 0.80 mmhos/pH 5.8-6.2
      Soil Temperature:
      70-72°F (21-22°C)
      Rooting Hormone:
      1,000 ppm IBA basal dip
      50-75 ppm N at Day 7
      A soft pinch will increase branching.
      35-42 days after sticking
      Over-misting and saturated propagation media will dramatically delay rooting and increase rooting losses. Discontinue mist as quickly as possible and only mist to avoid leaf wilt.
    • Media pH:
      55 to 65°F (13 to 18°C)
      Light Level (fc):
      5,000 to 8,000
      Beneficial; aids in bulking. Not required for flowering.
      Day length neutral
      Use a balanced fertilizer at a rate of 175 to 200 ppm N.
      Pinch After Transplant:
      Typically not required
      Plant Growth Regulators:
      Will respond to 300 ppm Configure spray at young plant level
      Pests and Fungal Diseases:
      Spider mites
    • 1–qt. (10–cm) pot, 1 plant per pot:
      Not recommended
      1–gal. (15–cm) pot, 1 plant per pot:
      10-12 wks
      2 to 3–gal. (25 to 30–cm) pot, 3 plants per pot:
      12-14 wks
      Bloom Months:
      March to September

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