Salvia farinacea Cathedral Series
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
|Botanical Pronunciation||SAL-via far-ih-NAH-kee-uh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Reaches only 12 to 18 in. tall, 12 to 16 in. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Spring through Summer|
|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.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic, Xeric|
|Growth Habit||Compact, Mounding|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Cutting Garden, Accent, Wildlife Garden, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Flower & Rose Food|
|Special Feature||Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Clump Forming, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Improved Disease Resistance, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
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