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Mealy Cup Sage

Botanical Name
Salvia farinacea
Hardiness
Zones 7 to 10, grown as annual elsewhere
Height
2 to 3 feet
Width
6 to 12 inches
Flowers
Summer till fall: violet blue, silvery blue, white
Light
Full sun
Soil
Moist, well-drained
Planting & Care
  • Space plants 6 to 12 inches apart
  • Deadhead to encourage continual bloom
  • Foliage is lightly fragrant
Problems
Downy and powdery mildew
Varieties
  • Victoria Series - 18", spikes of purple-blue or silvery white flowers
  • Strata, 12-18", AAS winner
  • Blue Bedder 32", deep blue-purple flowers

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