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Salvia farinacea Cathedral Deep Blue

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Salvia farinacea Cathedral Deep Blue Mealy Sage, Mealycup Sage,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
TBA Dense, Upright

Description:
Hardy perennial with a compact, dense upright habit, bright-green foliage and beautiful deep-blue flower spikes throughout the warmer months. Great for cottage gardens or mass planting. Grows approx. 40cm tall x 40cm width.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
30-60cm 30-60cm

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Feature, Formal Garden, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Choose a site in full sun in most soil types with good drainage. Dry tolerant once established but should be given the occasional deep watering during extended periods of heat. During early spring cut back old foliage stems once new growth begins to appear at the crown. Feed at this time with an application of slow release fertiliser for best results.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Lamiaceae SouthAmerica

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Blue
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: Moderate
Wind: Medium / Moderate
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