Blue Bedder Salvia Seeds
Perennial for sun. Violet-blue blossoms on tall, slim wands bloom late summer and fall. Brings essential color to the garden near the end of the season. Half hardy perennial, grows as an annual in the north. Easy to grow plants reach heights of 2 1/2' (75 cm.). Exhibits good heat tolerance. Non-genetically engineered seeds.
Culture: Seed can be sown indoors 8 weeks before planting time in good light and 70 degree temperature. Plant seed on top of well soaked growing medium and cover with plastic to keep moist. Reducing temperature after germination to 60 degrees is best, or sow outdoors in very fertile well drained soil in full sun.
Uses: Essential fall color in beds and tall borders. Long lasting flowers are excellent in cut flower arrangements and as dried flowers.
Height: 30" (75 cm.)
Planting depth: 1/8" (3 mm.)
Seed spacing: 1" (2.5 cm.)
Thinning height: 2" (5 cm.)
Spacing after thinning: 12" (30 cm.)
Days to germination: 12-15