Salvia farinacea Cathedral™ Series
|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.|
|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.|
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