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SALVIA coccinea - Scarlet Sage 10g

Stock: Available

SKU Code: F 315-10g

AUD $19.66

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

Scarlet Sage is a perennial that is usually grown as an annual 30-60 cm tall with bright scarlet bloom with an invigorating fragrance.
Native to Texas and the southeastern U.S. it is an excellent nectar producer attracting pollinating insects and nectar-feeding birds

A very useful plant that can be used in cottage gardens, beds, borders, pots and window boxes. Good pollinator plant. Outstanding for mass plantings

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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