Sallyfun™ Deep Ocean Salvia
Salvia farinacea 'Deep Ocean'
|Description||Abundant spikes of stunning violet-blue flowers rise above the aromatic foliage all summer long. A fantastic container feature for porch or patio that works just as beautifully in annual mixed borders. Wonderful for cutting. Tender perennial; treat as an annual where not hardy.|
|Watering||Allow soil to dry between waterings.|
|Blooms||Late spring into fall|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 15 to 24 in. tall, 12 to 22 in. wide.|
|Special Features||Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Waterwise|
|Problems/Solutions||Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Drought Tolerant|
|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.|
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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.
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.