How to grow Big Blue Salvia

Big Blue Salvia growing shrub‎ of the genus Salvia also known as Salvia longispicata x farinacea, Big Blue Salvia perennial evergreen plant also used as fragrant ornamental plant, can grow in tropic, mediterranean, subtropical or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 9+ as perennial or 6+ as annual.

Leaves color green in heart shape.

Big Blue Salvia flower

Flower color purple-blue, the flower small and grow on stalk, flowers attract pollinator.

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Requirements for Big Blue Salvia growing and care:


What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Recommended planting season?
Spring, summer, autumn

Pests and diseases:
Aphids, white fly

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Just for design

Size of the plant:
40-90 cm, 16-36 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Summer / Autumn

General information about the flower
Purple-blue flower small and grow on stalk, flowers attract pollinator

Scientific name:

Salvia longispicata x farinacea

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