Salvia farinacea Cathedral™ Series
Pronunciation: SAL-via far-ih-NAH-kee-uh
|Description||The Cathedral™ Series Salvias offer a compact plant producing an abundance of large, stout, flower spikes. Attract hummingbirds and butterflies to your garden with this versatile and showy addition. A great choice for a container, garden bed, edging, or as a cut flower. A frost-tender perennial; treat as an annual where not hardy.|
|Watering||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
|Blooms||Spring through Summer|
|Mature Size||Reaches only 12 to 18 in. tall, 12 to 16 in. wide.|
|Special Features||Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Compact Form|
|Flower Attributes||Flowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Accent|
|Design Ideas||For cooler regions, a great addition the "xeriscape" garden in where low-water-use is important. Plant singly or in groups for a strong effect.|
|Companion Plants||Coneflower (Echinacea); Switch Grass (Panicum); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Sedum (Sedum); Black-Eyed-Susan (Rudbeckia)|
|Care||Provide enriched, well-drained soil. After a flowering flush, clip lightly and apply a slow-release fertilizer to promote continued prolific bloom. Tolerates mild drought in a landscape; water potted plants regularly, when top 2 to 3 in. of soil is dry. Where hardy, cut back by one-third and fertilize in early spring.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: ALL
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Grow As Annual in All Zones
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.