Salvia is a plant which belongs to the Salvia genus. Salvia grows as an annual and is a herb. Being an annual plant, it tends to grow best over the course of a single year. Salvia is known for its forb habit and growing to a height of approximately 0.6 cm (0.23 inches). This plant tends to bloom in early summer, followed by first harvests in mid summer.
As Salvia is a low maintanence plant, it is great for beginner gardeners and those that like gardens that don't need much overseeing.
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Germinates readily in seed mix or direct into garden bed.
By our calculations*, you should look at sowing Salvia about 84 days before your last frost date .
Plant out into garden after the last frost.
These plants have been known to grow well alongside Salvia so consider planting:
These plants will not grow well with Salvia so avoid planting these within close proximity:
These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Salvia plants:
viridis Greek reference to colour green
Origin in the Mediterranean, spread through to Iran.
Annual clary, Painted Sage, Horminum Sage,
Salvia viridis L.
Salvia care instructions
How long does Salvia take to grow?
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