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SALVIA Scarlet Piccolo

Salvia splendens

Stock: Available

$4.10

Family: Lamiaceae

Subfamily: Nepetoideae

Characteristics: Perennial usually grown as an annual 30 cm

Seeds per packet: 20

Scarlet Piccolo' is a dwarf variety widely grown for its dense terminal spiked brilliant scarlet flowers that are tubular in form and encased in bracts of the same colour. Outstanding for mass plantings, borders or containers.

Adaptable to most garden soils but prefers a 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, 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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