Salvia farinacea Sea of Butterflies mixed

40 plus 20 FREE plug plants

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Buy Salvia farinacea Sea of Butterflies mixed 40 plus 20 FREE plug plants: Great for adding height

    • Position: full sun
    • Soil: moderately fertile, humus-rich, well-drained soil
    • Rate of growth: average to fast-growing
    • Flowering period: May to the first frosts
    • Hardiness: tender (needs frost protection)

      Perfect for adding vertical interest to the summer bedding display, this salvia forms upright spikes of blue and white flowers. Mix with pink and purple flowers, or plants with silver foliage for a beautiful scheme.

      Grown in individual plug cells, each plant measures about 6 - 10cm tall (from the base of the root to the top of the plant). They are ideal for keen gardeners who have a greenhouse where the plants can be grown on until they are ready for planting out in the garden once all chance of frost has passed.

      Please note that as we grow these bedding plants especially for you, we need to take full payment when you place your order so as to reserve stock for you. The bedding plants will then be despatched to you from the end of march until mid May as they become ready.

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Lovely plants in good condition, hardy.


Lovely hardy perennial, very resilient and pretty.




Long lasting autumn flowerin


Good quality seedlings which have grown into healthy plants





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I put in salvia farinacea last year, in a fairly sheltered area, and it has overwintered fine. If I cut it back will it flower again this summer? Or should I pull it out? Thank you.


Hello, These plants are perennials, so will come back year after year, but they are not fully hardy, so if you live in a colder part of the country, they are usually killed off by the frosts. It sounds as though you have been lucky and yours has come through fine, so cut it back and you should get more flowers this year.


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