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Salvia farinacea 'Cathedral Shining Sea'

Cathedral™ Shining Sea Salvia

Sage

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This variety produces rich, lavender and white bi-color blooms, densely covering each sturdy stalk; a compact plant with better branching, good weather resistance, and a long season of bloom

Description

This variety produces rich, lavender and white bi-color blooms, densely covering each sturdy stalk; a compact plant with better branching, good weather resistance, and a long season of bloom

Landscape Attributes

Cathedral™ Shining Sea Salvia is an herbaceous perennial with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its medium texture blends into the garden, but can always be balanced by a couple of finer or coarser plants for an effective composition.

This plant will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and should be cut back in late fall in preparation for winter. It is a good choice for attracting butterflies and hummingbirds to your yard, but is not particularly attractive to deer who tend to leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Cathedral™ Shining Sea Salvia is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Mass Planting;Border Edging;General Garden Use;Container Planting

Planting & Growing

Cathedral™ Shining Sea Salvia will grow to be about 16 inches tall at maturity extending to 22 inches tall with the flowers, with a spread of 16 inches. When grown in masses or used as a bedding plant, individual plants should be spaced approximately 12 inches apart. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 5 years. As an herbaceous perennial, this plant will usually die back to the crown each winter, and will regrow from the base each spring. Be careful not to disturb the crown in late winter when it may not be readily seen!

Light Requirement:

full sun

full sun

Moisture:

dry to average

Cold Hardy to Zone:

7b

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

16 inches (22 inches with the flowers)

16 inches

Deer Resistant:

true

Fall Color

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