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Salvia patens 'Cambridge Blue'

Gentian Sage

Half-hardy Perennial

An outstanding plant, which is a variant to the Mexican species. Exquisite large pale blue, hooded flowers on erect stems. Superb in borders, greenhouse or conservatory, and in milder areas tubers can be left outside. Otherwise simply lift plants in the autumn and store similarly to Dahlia tubers until spring, when you can plant them outside again. Height: 60-75cm (24-30 inches).

Ideal For:
patio, cottage gardens, wildlife gardens, cut flower garden
Flowering Period:
July, August, September, October
Sowing Months:
February, March, April, May, June, September, October
Position:
full sun
    • 1 packet (15 salvia seeds)

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    • Despatch: Within 1 days
    • £3.99
Sowing Time: February to June or September to October. Sow seed in pots or trays of moist seed compost. Do not cover the seed. Keep at a temperature of between 15-20C (59-68F). After sowing, do not exclude light as this helps germination. Keep the surface of the compost moist but not waterlogged; germination usually takes 14-30 days.

When large enough to handle, transplant seedlings into 7.5cm (3in) pots or trays. Gradually acclimatise to outdoor conditions for 10-15 days before planting out after all risk of frost, 45cm (18in) apart. For best results, provide any ordinary, well-drained soil in full sun.

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

Despatch: Within 24 hours applies to orders placed online from Sunday to Thursday. Orders placed online on Friday or Saturday will be despatched on Monday. Please note that for Bank Holiday weekends, orders placed Friday to Sunday will be despatched on Tuesday.

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.


Orders for packets of seed incur a P&P charge of £1.95.
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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