Botanical Name: Salvia pratense Rose Rhapsody
Common Name: Rose Rhapsody—Meadow Sage
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.
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.