Meadow Sage

Salvia chiapensis

$11.97

Salvia chiapensis

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Product Description

Salvia chiapensis, Meadow Sage


Tender herbaceous perennial, bright fuchsia blooms. Chiapensis is a tireless bloomer and one of the best shade loving sages/salvias. Use in hanging basket, containers and bedding plant. Only in frost free zones can chiapensis survive in the ground year round, over winter indoors. If brought into a light filter greenhouse, flowering will continue. Cut back foliage hard in late spring, encourage a rest period before fresh growth begins. Frequent deep watering as well as moisture on it’s leaves to imitate it cloud-forest habitat, 1/2 strength of liquid fertilizer throughout the growing season.


Yearly Foliage: Perennial


Hardiness Zone: 9-10


Light: Filter shade is best


Mature Growth: 1½-2 feet high – 1½-2 feet wide


Soil: Good sandy loam, fast drainage & dressing of rich compost


Blooms: repeat bloomer


Wildlife: Nectar-insects, Nectar-butterflies, Nectar-bees, Hummingbirds


 

Additional Information

Size

1 Quart, 1 Gallon

WE ONLY SHIP to the following states due to agriculture restriction & quarantine rules.
AL, AK, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, NE, NH, NJ, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, VT, VA, WV & WI