Salvia Rockin 'Blue Suede Shoes' (P)

Salvia Rockin™ 'Blue Suede Shoes' (P)

Rockin Blue Suede Shoes continues to extend the award winning Rockin range of Salvias. The series fill a brief to be compact, yet impactful for the extended season providing great value for money and enjoyment for many months. This series delivers fantastic container and patio appeal compared to previous forms, due to their much-improved compact habit. This particular variety definitely deserves its place in this series due to its light blue flowers, black calyx, which contrast perfectly with the dark green foliage and pair well with existing colours in the series. Expect continuous blooms all summer long right through to the first frosts. A real summer stunner!

Price: 30.50 (Excluding VAT at 20%)

Note: price includes 0.08 / plant royalty charge
(Additional label charges also apply)

Unit Description:

50 Plants / Tray

Resilience:

Tender

Habit:

Upright

Flowering Time:

June - September

Height x Spread:

70 x 50 cm

Available to Order:

February - June

Recommend Sales:

April - August

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Consumer Information

Narrative Description:

Rockin Blue Suede Shoes continues to extend the award winning Rockin range of Salvias. The series fill a brief to be compact, yet impactful for the extended season providing great value for money and enjoyment for many months. This series delivers fantastic container and patio appeal compared to previous forms, due to their much-improved compact habit. This particular variety definitely deserves its place in this series due to its light blue flowers, black calyx, which contrast perfectly with the dark green foliage and pair well with existing colours in the series. Expect continuous blooms all summer long right through to the first frosts. A real summer stunner!

Ideal Conditions:

Prefers full sun, or partial shade with free-draining soil or compost.

Possible Situation:

Ideal for pots on the patio, in border fringes or raised beds.

Accreditations /
Awards:

Proven Winner Variety

Resilience:

Tender

Habit:

Upright

Height x Spread / Trail:

70 x 50 cm

Features:

Attracts Wildlife

Typical Season:

Summer

Flower Colour:

blue

Foliage Colour:

green

Flowering Time:

June - September

Planting Recommendations:

Bed/Border

Raised Bed

Container

Prefers:

Full Sun

Part Sun

Temperature Tolerance:

To keep this plant over winter it must be kept frost free.

Plant Care:

Cultural Information

Family:

LAMIACEAE

Genus:

Salvia

Series:

Rockin

Cultivar:

Blue Suede Shoes

UPOV:

17S013-01

UPOV No:

Category:

Summer Patio Flowering

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 for Delivery:

February - June

Recommended Sales Window:

April - August

Forecast Availability:

Wk/Yr:10/2220/2230/22
Qty:23857

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

Point of Sale Material:

XL 15cm (3)

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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