Salvia farinacea 'Victoria Blue'
Marvellous both as a garden bedding plant and also as a cut flower, both fresh and dried, this strain copes with hot weather, even humid, and poor soils. Sow in seed trays in early spring for planting out after the last frosts. In warmer coastal areas it will be perennial but is annual in colder districts. Height 60cm spacing 30 to 40cm.
Deep violet blue.
When to sow: August to November
Where to sow: Direct sow into prepared garden bed
Depth to sow: 5mm
Aspect: Full sun or as sunny a spot as possible.
Soil: Prepared, well drained, fertilised soil.
Spacing: 30-40cm between plants
Directions: Grown for its colourful flower bracts this sage has been a favourite of gardeners for centuries.
Packet 50 seeds