SALVIA argentea

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SALVIA argentea

Silver Sage
[Artemis]
Select Item No. SA030

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



Plant Description

Life Cycle: Biennial
Family: Lamiaceae
Origin: Mediterranean
Distinction: Award of Garden Merit (A.G.M.) from the Royal Horticultural Society.
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Special Features: Eye-catching silver foliage. Because of its grey-silver foliage it can be easily combined with any color in the garden. Easy-to-grow.
 
Basic Colour: (white / cream)
Flower Colour: white to yellow, with tiny spots - pink to violet
Natural Flowering Period: July - August
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z5 - Z8
Foliage: grey-woolly, resemble large mittens
Growth Habit: rosettes / dense
Height with Flowers: 65 cm
Spacing between Plants: 65 cm
Soil Requirements: dry
Location:
Characteristics: ornamental foliage plant
Usage: for the rock garden
Grams per 1000 seeds: 6.66667 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
150
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
10 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 2 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): 72
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.

Best Sowing Date
(northern Hemisphere, Field condition):
Anytime
Sowing to Germination: 2 - 3 weeks
Germination to Transplant: 4 - 8 weeks
Transplanting to Potting: 6 - 10 weeks
Cutting back at Transplanting: Not Necessary.
Container Size(s): 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2") / 2-3 plugs per 15 cm (6")
Vernalization: No vernalization required for flowering in the first year.
Forcing: This species is not a suitable candidate for forcing.
Fertilizer: Light (100-150 ppm)
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