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Salvia farinacea 'Victoria'

Mealy Sage, Mealycup Sage

Half-hardy Perennial

Tall, handsome spiky plants which add a touch of elegance to a bed or border. The flower spikes are produced over a long period and are excellent for cutting. A Fleuroselect Bronze Medal Winner. Flowers summer/autumn. Height 18in.

Ideal For:
patio, cottage gardens, wildlife gardens, cut flower garden
Flowering Period:
June, July, August, September, October
Sowing Months:
February, March
Position:
full sun
    • 1 packet (100 salvia seeds)

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    • Despatch: by Monday
    • £3.49
Sow in February/March on the surface of a good seed compost. Make sure that the compost is moist but not wet and seal in a polythene bag until after germination which usually takes 2-3 weeks at 18-25C (65-75F). Do not exclude light which is beneficial to germination.

Transplant when large enough to handle into 7.5cm (3in) pots and grow on in cooler conditions. Gradually acclimatise to outdoor conditions for 10-15 days before planting out after all risk of frost, 30cm (12in) apart in a sunny spot in ordinary garden soil.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above.

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Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes etc are delivered at the appropriate time for planting and will be stated on the product page or in your order acknowledgement page and email.


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Orders which include any other products will incur a P&P charge of £4.95.
Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products a maximum P&P charge of £6.90 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.


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