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Sallyfun™ Deep Ocean Salvia

Salvia farinacea 'Deep Ocean'

Pronunciation: SAL-via far-ih-NAH-kee-uh
SKU #43595
8-11

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OVERVIEW
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.
Light Full sun
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.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Waterwise
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
STYLE
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.
Flower Color Violet-blue
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Coneflower (Echinacea); Switch Grass (Panicum); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Sedum (Sedum); Black-Eyed-Susan (Rudbeckia)
CARE
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.