Salvia patens

An excellent garden plant and cut flower. A stalwart old favourite with no seed-grown flower equalling it in its intensity of blue. More
20 seeds 030027 £3.95 In stock
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An excellent garden plant and cut flower in fantastic, Moroccan-blue. A stalwart old favourite, with no seed-grown flower equalling it in its intensity of blue. Will overwinter with protection.

Genus Salvia
Group/Species patens
Type Tender Perennial
Common Name Gentian sage, Blue-flowered sage
Border Position Front, Middle
Soil Type Fertile, Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun, Shelter
Moisture Well-drained
Height 45cm (18in)
Spacing 30cm (12in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow under cover February-April and plant after last frosts or in August-September, overwintering in a cold frame.
Care Tips Add a good portion of well-rotted manure during the spring, or when planting out. Grows well in a container pot.
Flowering July - September, 10-12 weeks from spring sowing
Vase Life 7-10 days. Sear stem ends in boiling water for 20 seconds.
Harvesting Flower production: 4-5 months.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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Salvia patens reviews

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Reviewed 6th August 2019 by Valerie

Healthy seed, good germination, lovely plants and flowers.Quite expensive to purchase.

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Reviewed 2nd August 2019 by Gillian

Currently enjoying the blooms in the garden.