Salvia pratense Rose Rhapsody

$5.00

Salvia pratense Rose Rhapsody – Crinkled rosette of dark green aromatic foliage. Densely  packed, hooded,  pale rose, pink flowers are held on long stems during spring /summer. The flowering is prolonged by deadheading the spent spikes. This very dry and frost hardy perennial is wonderful in a mixed border. Attracts bees and butterflies to the garden.  Enjoys full sun in well drained soil. Not fussy on soil type. 60cm x 30cm.

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Description

Botanical Name: Salvia pratense Rose Rhapsody
Common Name: 
Rose Rhapsody—Meadow Sage
Family: Labiatae
Category: 
Hardy Perennial
Seed Count: 
50

Salvia pratense Rose Rhapsody – Crinkled rosette of dark green aromatic foliage. Densely  packed, hooded,  pale rose, pink flowers are held on long stems during spring /summer. The flowering is prolonged by deadheading the spent spikes. This very dry and frost hardy perennial is wonderful in a mixed border. Attracts bees and butterflies to the garden.  Enjoys full sun in well drained soil. Not fussy on soil type. 60cm x 30cm.

Sowing Advice

Sow salvia 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.

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