Botanical Name –Salvia longispicata x farinacea 'Big Blue'
Common Name – Saliva 'Big Blue'
Description –Big Blue salvia is exactly that – a vigorous flowering Salvia with clear blue coloured flowers. This big beauty will brighten up spring, summer and autumn gardens in large containers or garden beds. Super easy and super showy for their back-of-border plantings, sending out blue spires continuously from late spring to first frost with little to no extra care.
Flower Time – Spring, Summer and Autumn
Size - Grows to 90cm tall x 50cm wide
Use – Suitable for the garden; they are perfect as a back border plant giving colour for a long period.
Position - Full sun to part shade
Maintenance – A trouble-free plant, and is not bothered by insects. Protect from strong winds. This Salvia can be cut back at any time of the year and will rebloom but December to February is the best time. Drought & moderate frost tolerant.
At a Glance
- Bee & butterfly attracting
- Long flowering
- Full sun to part shade
- Perfect for perennial borders