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Salvia sclarea var. turkestanica

Biennial Clary

Hardy Perennial

Scores of tall stems bearing many pink to white bracts and soft blue and white tiny flowers. Remaining spectacular, even in early autumn.

Culinary note: A very aromatic flavour that is ideal for adding to salads for a cheerful coloured contrast. For more details about edible flowers click here.

Ideal For:
cottage gardens, wildlife gardens, cut flower garden
Flowering Period:
May, June, July, August
Sowing Months:
February, March
Position:
full sun
    • 1 packet (50 salvia seeds)

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Sow in trays, pots, etc of good seed compost in a propagator or warm place to maintain an optimum temperature of 60-65F (15-18C). Sowing Depth: 1/8 Inch (3 mm). Sowing Time: February to March. Germination usually takes 7-21 days.

Transplant seedlings when large enough to handle into 7.5cm (3in) pots. When well rooted, plant 23cm (9in) apart in nursery rows and plant out into final position in autumn or spring 30cm (12in) apart in full sun.

Prefers a moist, well drained soil.

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