Delight in carefree early color with this drought-tolerant annual salvia. It's a perfect annual for the cutting garden or the sunny perennial border. Its small, purple and white, tube-shaped flowers bloom from early summer to fall. Butterflies and hummingbirds won't be able to resist these blooms. Its flowers are good for cutting and easy to dry. Simply hang them upside to dry. Plant in full sun. Grows 18-24" tall with a 24-28" spread. Annual. Salvia farinacea 'Seascape Mixed' Like to decorate your home with fresh flower bouquets? Enjoy giving pretty cut flowers to friends? Grow annual flowers in your cutting garden. Annual salvia is not always found in garden centers. When you purchase annual flowers from Spring Hill, they'll be delivered to you at the proper planting time-no more searching garden centers for hard-to-find annuals.
Planting InstructionsDig a hole large enough so that the roots can spread out evenly. Plant the crown of the plant at the soil level. Firm soil around the roots and water thoroughly.
Winter CareApply a winter mulch the first year, after the ground freezes, for protection against freezing and thawing temperatures that could cause the plant to heave from the ground, exposing its roots.
Flower FormSmall tube-shaped flowers bloom on 20-24" spikes.
Foliage TypeLong-spikey ovate foliage
Soil RequirementWell-drained, average garden soil.
PruningRemove spent flower stems to keep the plant tidy. After flowering.
Unique CharactersticsButterflies and hummingbirds won't be able to resist these vibrant, purple and white blooms! These cheerful flowers add bright color early to sunny perennial borders from late spring to fall. S