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Salvia nemorosa Sky Blue Marvel

Scientific Name : Salvia nemorosa
Common Name : Sage
Hardiness Zone : 4a - 9b
Hardiness Degree : -30°F (-34°C)
Blooming Season : Autumn, Summer, Early Spring, Spring, Late Spring, Late Summer
Plant Habit : Mounded, Upright
Water : Medium
Fertilizer : Once a month
Spacing : 14 - 16" (36 - 41cm)
Height : 14 - 16" (36 - 41cm)
Width : 12 - 14" (30 - 36cm)
Exposure : Sun
General Information : The Marvel family has the largest flowers of any Salvia nemorosa on the market.
Enjoy the stunning display of color in Spring and Summer.
Idea & Tips : Plant in a sunny location in the garden.
Fertilize monthly for best plant health and flowering.
Grower InformationThe Marvel family has the largest flowers of any Salvia nemorosa on the market.
  • Light blue addition to the Marvel family, with the same great habit as ‘Blue Marvel’ and ‘Rose Marvel’.
  • Enjoy the stunning display of color in Spring and Summer.
  • Little to no maintenance required in the garden.
'Sky Blue Marvel (EU:Balsalskarv)'
Protection InformationEU PBRAF; PP30,658
(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
      Mist:
      Low
      Fertilization:
      50-75 ppm N at Day 7
      Pinching:
      A soft pinch will increase branching.
      Transplanting:
      35-42 days after sticking
      Comments:
      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.
  • Finishing Guide

    • Media pH:
      5.8-6.2
      Temperature:
      55 to 65°F (13 to 18°C)
      Light Level (fc):
      5,000 to 8,000
      Vernalization:
      Beneficial; aids in bulking. Not required for flowering.
      Daylength:
      Day length neutral
      Watering:
      Moderate
      Fertilization:
      Use a balanced fertilizer at a rate of 175 to 200 ppm N.
      Pinch After Transplant:
      Generally not required
      Plant Growth Regulators:
      Will respond to 300 ppm Configure spray at young plant level
      Pests and Fungal Diseases:
      Spider mites
  • Crop Scheduling

    • 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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