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Germination: DO NOT cover seed; 70-77°F; 7-14 days
Sizes: Packs; Premium Packs; 4-6” pots
Approx. finish: 9-14 weeks
Two types of annual Salvia are most commonly grown: S. splendens and S. farinacea. S. splendens types are the kind we most often see with robust flower spikes with tubular flowers on each plant. Although red is the primary color, a number of different colors such as purple, salmon, and white is also available. S. farinacea tend to be taller with thinner leaves, producing slender flower spikes that are generally blue, or blue & white, and tend to be more frost tolerant. There are also a few other species of salvia that are popular with both growers and gardeners which you will find below.