SALVIA nemorosa 'Merleau Blue'

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SALVIA nemorosa 'Merleau Blue'

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Select Item No. SA075

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One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.



Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Lamiaceae
Origin: Cultivar. Europe, Asia, Middle East: dry meadows, slopes, roadsides.
Distinction: Fleuroselect Award Winner.
Special Features: Very rich flowering, well branched habit, first year flowering, approx. 800 seeds = 1g.
 
Basic Colour: (blue)
Flower Colour: brilliant blue-violet
Natural Flowering Period: May - September
Flowering: First year flowering
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z4 - Z8
Foliage: simple, lanceolate, finely dentate, aromatic scented, deep green
Growth Habit: clumping / compact / bushy
Height with Flowers: 30 cm
Spacing between Plants: 30 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / well-drained / average
Location:
Usage: honey-bee food plant / flowering pot plant
Grams per 1000 seeds: 1.05263 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
950
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
3 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 4 - 6 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): 128 / 288
Sowing Direction:

(15) Rapidly germinating, keep seed in constant moisture (not wet) with temperatures of about +20°C [68°F]. Seeds must be covered thinly. Do not cover very small seeds, but tightly press into the earth. Keep in cooler conditions after germination occurs.

Cutting back at Transplanting: Not Necessary.
Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2") / 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2")
Fertilizer: Light (100-150 ppm)
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