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Salvia roemeriana 'Red Dwarf' ™

Salvia roemeriana 'Red Dwarf' ™
Salvia roemeriana 'Red Dwarf' ™
Short code: 5359
Height: 30cm/12"
Description: A compact first year flowering perennial Salvia covered in bright red flowers throughout the summer. Ideal for 1 litre pot production and containers. Common name: Sage
Sowing/Growing information
Sowing Sow on to the surface of moist compost in a 286 cell plug tray or similar size unit and cover with approximately 5mm of vermiculite. Propagate at 20C and germination should begin to take place within 10 to 14 days. Maintain a temperature of 18 to 20C after germination.
Growing Grow on the seedlings in a lightly shaded area until they are established and fill the tray. Pot on in late August - September in to 1 litre pots or put 3 plugs in to 2 or 3 litre pots. Over winter in a well ventilated unheated glasshouse or tunnel for sales the following March / April or for flowering plants ready to sell in early May to June.
Flowering Period June to September
Hardiness Hardy Perennial
Cropping 7 to 10
Zone us 5,6,7,8,9
Product Seeds
Genus Salvia
Variety Red Dwarf
Containers & Baskets YES
First Year Flowering Perennial YES
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