How to grow Salvia farinacea

Salvia farinacea growing shrub‎ of the genus Salvia also known as Mealycup sage, Salvia farinacea perennial evergreen plant also used as fragrant ornamental plant, can grow in tropic, mediterranean, subtropical or tropic climate and growing in hardiness zone 9+.

Leaves color green in elliptic shape (possible to smoke).

Salvia farinacea flower

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

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Requirements for Salvia farinacea 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:

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

Scientific name:

Salvia farinacea

Blooming Seasons

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Ornamental parts

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