Scientific Name : Salvia hybrida
Common Name : Meadow Sage
Hardiness Zone : 4b - 9a
Hardiness Degree : -30°F (-34°C)
Blooming Season : Early Spring, Autumn, Late Summer, Summer, Spring, Late Spring
Plant Habit : Mounded
Characteristics : Heat Tolerant, Attracts Bees, Deer Resistant, Frost Tolerant
Water : Medium
Fertilizer : Once a month
Spacing : 20 - 24" (51 - 61cm)
Height : 20 - 22" (51 - 56cm)
Width : 18 - 22" (46 - 56cm)
Exposure : Sun
General Information : This beautiful Salvia features excellent Winter hardiness and heat tolerance.
Will repeat blooming several times during the growing season when spent flowers have been removed.
Idea & Tips : Plant in a sunny garden location allowing room to grow.
Remove old flowers to encourage continual blooming during Summer months.
Fertilize monthly during growing season.
: Repeat flowers throughout Spring and Summer.
- A hybrid between Salvia nemorosa and Salvia pratensis, it has excellent Winter hardiness and heat tolerance.
- Sterile hybrid for longer shelf life.
- Re-flushes very easily.
- Long, bright blue flower spikes.
'Blue by You'
Protection Information : EU PBRAF; PPAF
Breeder : Darwin Perennials
EC 0.75-0.80 mmhos/pH 5.8-6.2
1,000 ppm IBA
50-75 ppm N at Day 7
A soft pinch will increase branching.
35-42 days after sticking
Nights: 45 to 55°F (7 to 13°C) Days: 55 to 65°F (13 to 18°C)
5,000 to 8,000
Beneficial; aids in bulking. Not required for flowering.
Day length neutral
Allow media to dry moderately between watering.
Use a balanced fertilizer at a rate of 150 to 200 ppm.
PGRs generally not needed
White fly, spider mites, Botrytis
Unrooted: 13-15 wks Rooted: 8-10 wks
Unrooted: 15-17 wks Rooted: 10-12 wks
Unrooted: 17-19 wks Rooted: 12-14 wks
March to September
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