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Salvia farinaceae 'Mealy Blue' /Salvia Mealy Blue or Victoria Blue

Salvia farinaceae 'Mealy Blue'  / Salvia farinaceae 'Mealy Blue'
Blooms best in late spring and summer
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Blooms best in late spring and summer

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Scientific Name: Salvia farinaceae 'Mealy Blue'
Common Name: Salvia Mealy Blue or Victoria Blue
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: to 1 foot
Bloom time: Spring, Summer, Fall
Flower color: White, Blue
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Landscape Categories: Plants That Attract Butterflies
Comments: As with many perennial salvias, this one performs best the first year and should be started with new plants yearly. May be grown in ground beds or containers. Will grow where other plants suffer from lack of water. Attarcts butterflies.