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Clary Sage Blue Monday

Salvia Horminum,Salvia viridis


New! Versatile garden flower.

Easy-to-grow plants for casual cut flowers, pollinator plantings, and displays of color in the garden. Productive, densely branched plants produce abundant stems and multiple cuts of this versatile crop. Suitable for fresh or dried flowers. Colored bracts of vibrant rose-pink decorate the tops of 30–40" branches. Tolerant of frost. Also commonly known as annual salvia. 


Salvia viridis 'Blue Monday' is an easy and vigorous hardy annual that produces spires of flowers, that are encased in very showy, clearly-veined, intensely violet-blue bracts. Prized by gardeners for its spectacular display, Salvia viridis provides a welcome vertical accent to beds, borders as well as containers. 

Salvia viridis has a wonderful way of softening up an arrangement of flowers and they look mighty fine in the cutting garden.The stems can be cut and dried for floral arrangements


Plant type: hardy annual

USDA Zones:3-10

Site: Full sun
Height: 30-40”

Days to Germinate:10-30 days
Days to maturity: 75-85 days

Sow: Surface, press in
Plant spacing: 12-18” 
Approx seeds per packet: 100


How to Grow:

 For earlier blooms, sow Salvia seeds indoors 10 weeks before last frost. Sow Salvia flower seeds in starter trays and press the seed into the soil. Salvia flower seed needs light to germinate. When the frost season has passed, transplant the Salvia seedlings into the garden 12 - 18 inches apart in a sunny location. Or, directly sow Salvia White Swan seeds outdoors in spring after frost danger has passed and prepare soil by weeding it and loosening it. Lightly rake White Salvia seeds into the soil and keep the seeds and young seedlings moist until well-established. Provide plenty of water in dry weather. Salvia plants grow best when provided moist, but well-drained soil in a partial shade setting.


Harvest :
Harvest when tips of stems are fully colored.

To dry: Hang them upside down in a dark, dry, well-ventilated area


Vase life:

Up to 7 days.

Clary Sage Blue Monday

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