SALVIA nemorosa 'Violettkönigin'

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SALVIA nemorosa 'Violettkönigin'

Steppe-Sage
[Violet Queen, West-Friesland]
Select Item No. SA036

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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: Europe, Asia, Middle East: nutrient poor grasslands, slopes, forest margins.
Historical: Perennial Plant of the Year 1997 in Sweden.
 
Basic Colour: (violet)
Flower Colour: violet
Natural Flowering Period: May - September
Flowering: First year flowering
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z4 - Z8
Foliage: simple, lanceolate, finely serrate, aromatic scented, deep green
Growth Habit: clumping / bushy
Height with Flowers: 60 cm
Spacing between Plants: 40 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / warm / undemanding
Location:
Usage: honey-bee food plant / for the rock garden
Grams per 1000 seeds: 1.17647 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
850
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.

Best Sowing Date
(northern Hemisphere, Field condition):
early spring - summer
Sowing Time Hint: Spring sowing. Also summer sowing with overwintering possible.
Cutting back at Transplanting: Cut-back once to keep more compact.
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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