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Salvia Arctic Blaze® Red

Scientific Name : Salvia hybrida
Common Name : Sage
Hardiness Zone : 6a - 11
Hardiness Degree : 0°F (-18°C)
Blooming Season : Early Spring, Spring, Late Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter, Late Summer
Plant Habit : Upright
Water : Medium
Fertilizer : Once a month
Spacing : 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)
Height : 24" (61cm)
Width : 36" (91cm)
Exposure : Sun
General Information : Bright blooms on compact plants with sturdy, flexible branches.
Repeat bloomers flower Spring to Fall.
Idea & Tips : Prefers full sun locations and well-drained soils.
Grower InformationBred for improved hardiness and terrific repeat blooming.
  • Bright blooms.
  • Compact habit with sturdy, flexible branches.
  • Blooms from Spring through Fall.
University of Georgia Trial Gardens “Plants of Distinction”
'Novasalred'
Protection InformationPP28,620
Breeder : Darwin Perennials
  • 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:
      Roots quickly. Plan to pinch in liner tray.
  • 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):
      5,000 to 8,000
      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.
      Pinch After Transplant:
      Yes
      Plant Growth Regulators:
      PGRs generally not needed
      Pests and Fungal Diseases:
      Thrips
  • Crop Scheduling

    • 1–qt. (10–cm) pot, 1 plant per pot:
      Not recommended
      1–gal. (15–cm) pot, 1 plant per pot:
      Unrooted: 14-16 wks Rooted: 10-12 wks
      2 to 3–gal. (25 to 30–cm) pot, 3 plants per pot:
      Unrooted: 16-18 wks Rooted: 12-14 wks
      Bloom Months:
      March to September

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