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SALVIA coccinea - Hummingbird Mix

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SKU Code: F 134-

Family: Lamiaceae
Sub-family: Nepetoideae
Characteristics: Perennial, usually grown as an annual 30-60 cm

Seed per packet: Approx. 200
Seed pr gram: Approx. 600

A fountain of vibrant striking colour Hummingbird Sage is a blend of red, coral, and white flowers that occur on delicate spires with an invigorating fragrance.
A very useful plant that can be used in cottage gardens, beds, borders, pots and window boxes. Good pollinator plant. Outstanding for mass plantings.

Native to Texas and the southeastern U.S. Salvia coccinea is an excellent nectar producer attracting pollinating insects and nectar-feeding birds.

Grow notes:

Adaptable to most garden soils but prefers well-drained average soil in a sunny position.

Tropical: Year-round. 
Temperate: Spring to Early Summer.
Cold: Spring to Early Summer.

Sow: 3 mm deep.
Sow direct or in trays transplant when 5 cm high, to avoid excessive root disturbance.

Germination: 14-21 days.
Plant space: 25 cm
Flowering: 12 weeks

Feed with a soluble fertiliser every two weeks for stronger plants.

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