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Salvia farinacea Cathedral Shining Sea

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Wantirna
B11, Indoor, A8
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Wantirna
B11, Indoor, A8
Size: 14cm
Available: 45
$/Unit (EX GST): $5.72 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $6.29 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Salvia farinacea Cathedral Shining Sea Mealy Sage, Mealycup Sage,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Shrubs Rounded, Upright

Description:
A attractive, hardy, perennial which produces masses of tall two toned blue flowers spikes in Summer. Salvia Cathedral Shining Sea is perfect for creating a splash of colour on the patio or in the garden. Ideal for rockeries and mass plantings. Salvias are a tough plant that is great for hot dry areas and well suited to cottage gardens.

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

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

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

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Prefers full sun in most soil types with good drainage. Dry tolerant once established with an occasional deep water. In the beginning of spring cut back old foliage stems once fresh growth begins to appear at the base. Feed at this time with an application of slow release or liquid fertiliser for best results. Images and information courtesy of Ball Australia.

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

Family Name: Origin:
Lamiaceae Europe

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

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