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Salvia farinacea Samira Bicolour Blue

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Wantirna
C4, A7
Size: 14cm
Available: 26
$/Unit (EX GST): $5.78 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $6.35 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Salvia farinacea Samira Bicolour Blue Mealy Sage, Mealycup Sage,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
TBA Rounded, Shrub Like, Upright

Description:
Salvia Samira Bicolour Blue features purple to mauve blooms on a neat and tidy plant with mid green foliage. The Salvia Samira range is a great collection that has an improved compact habit and continuous flowering. Growing to around 40cm x 40cm, the Salvia Samira range flower from early spring to mid autumn. The Salvia Samira range looks great when used as a path border, or when planted in a decorative pot.

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

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

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

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: They prefer a position in full sun or part shade, and will grow best when planted in a well drained soil. 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. Information and images courtesy of Touch of Class Plants.

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: Autumn, 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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