Common Name: Stem Clasping Violet Sage
Seed Count: 100
Family: Hardy Perennial
Native of Sth Eastern Europe this candelabra like salvia has whorls of violet blossoms on erect branching flower spikes The summer flowers are nestled inside burgundy bracts that attach directly to the stems.Bright green, fragrant, course lance shaped foliage forms a rosette. Good cut flower. Enjoys sunny position with moist but well drined soil. 60cm x 50cm.
Sow seeds on surface of good quality compost or seed raising mix at any time. Salvia seed needs light to germinate Place in a propagator or cover with a plastic lid in a warm place. We recommend germinating at 15-20 degrees C. keep moist at all times, but do not saturate. Germination in 15-20 days Keep in cooler conditions after germination occurs. Pot on seedlings to harden off and mature before finally planting out in the garden.