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Sallyfun™ Deep Ocean Salvia

Salvia farinacea 'Deep Ocean'

SKU
43595
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.
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8-11: Perennial
Grow as Annual in all zones

Good to Grow...for one season:

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Full sun

Allow soil to dry between waterings.

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Botanical PronunciationSAL-via far-ih-NAH-kee-uh
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 15 to 24 in. tall, 12 to 22 in. wide.
Bloom TimeLate Spring into Fall
Design IdeasFor cooler regions, a great addition the "xeriscape" garden in where low-water-use is important. Plant singly or in groups for a strong effect.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorViolet-blue
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Accent
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Waterwise
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsAllow soil to dry between waterings.
Companion PlantsConeflower (Echinacea); Switch Grass (Panicum); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Sedum (Sedum); Black-Eyed-Susan (Rudbeckia)

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