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Salvia guaranitica 'Black & Blue'

Salvia guaranitica 'Black & Blue'

Extravagantly coloured purple-blue flowers, are held at their bases by near-black calyces on strikingly architectural stems.

Price: 24.00 (Excluding VAT at 20%)

Unit Description:

50 Plants / Tray

Resilience:

Hardy

Habit:

Upright

Flowering Time:

July - October

Height x Spread:

200 x 125 cm

Available to Order:

N/A

Recommend Sales:

N/A

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Consumer Information

Narrative Description:

Extravagantly coloured purple-blue flowers, are held at their bases by near-black calyces on strikingly architectural stems.

Ideal Conditions:

Best grown in full sun, in well-drained soil with shelter from cold winds.

Possible Situation:

Excellent as a main feature for borders, raised beds or in large containers.

Resilience:

Hardy

Habit:

Upright

Height x Spread / Trail:

200 x 125 cm

Features:

Attracts Wildlife

Typical Season:

Summer

Autumn

Flower Colour:

blue

black

Foliage Colour:

green

Flowering Time:

July - October

Planting Recommendations:

Bed/Border

Raised Bed

Container

Prefers:

Temperature Tolerance:

A hardy plant which should survive normal winter conditions outside, especially if protected from the hardest frosts.

Plant Care:

Cultural Information

Family:

LAMIACEAE

Genus:

Salvia

Species:

guaranitica

Cultivar:

Black & Blue

Category:

Hardy Perennials

Recommended Pot Sizes:

11cm

1Ltr

3Ltr+

Pot Spacing:

Leave enough room so that foliage does not overlap within crop time.

Typical time required from pot to sale:

24 weeks over Winter

8 weeks in Spring / Summer

Requires Pinching / Cutting Back

Based on producing a finished pot size of 1L for plug products and 2L for liner products. (*)

Growing Media / Irrigation / Water Capacity:

Free draining - keep evenly moist

Feeding / Fertilser
(during crop time):

NPK balanced feeding

Feeding Frequency:

Requires normal/regular feeding (Standard EC)

Recommended pH:

Standard 5.0 to 5.5

Growth Regulation PGR:

Due to the current approval situation, please contact your PGR provider

Temperature During Production:

Medium crop 8 - 15C

Temperature During Transport:

12-16C

Availability

Available to Order:

N/A

Recommended Sales Window:

N/A

Forecast Availability:

Wk/Yr:05/1815/1825/18
Qty:83022

Please note: this forecasted availability is a guide only. Quantities can be increased or produced earlier on request.

Point of Sale Material:

XL 15cm (4.2)

P&D Susceptibility

Common Pests:

Aphid

Thrip

Common Diseases:

Botrytis

Powdery Mildew

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Additional Notes (*):

All information provided is based on producing a default finished pot size of 1L for our plug products, and 2L for 7cm and 9cm liner products. For alternative pot sizes please adjust cultural notes accordingly.

Finishing times - Based on average estimated climatic and environmental conditions, and are for guidance purposes only.

Temperature These conditions assume a protected ornamental growing environment. Recommended growing is generally above 5C.

Feeding Does not specify controlled release or liquid fertiliser application. This choice will depend on your conditions, requirements and preferences please contact your fertiliser consultant for suitable products to meet your requirements.

Growing media and pH Is shown for guidance purposes only - please contact your growing media consultant for suitable growing media to meet your requirements.



Disclaimer

This information is for guidance purposes only and is based upon our own growing environment and experience during trials. It is wise to use your own knowledge about your growing conditions and local environment in order to make informed cultural decisions.

Qty Discounts Available

  • for orders over 50 trays + additional discounts when placed 16 weeks in advance

Min Order 10 Trays

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