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Gentian Sage
Gentian Sage Salvia Salvia patens Magnificent blossoms clear and bright, one shade lighter than cobalt blue. Each flower on the monkshood-like spike has a top petal “hood” that lunges across the pendant lower petals. Flower spikes 12–15" long, good for cutting. Start indoors 12–14 weeks before setting out. 2½' plants. Perennial in Zone 8-10, grown as an annual. ~130 seeds/g. This is the last year we will offer this amazing blue; sales are too slow.Especially attractive to pollinators.
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5411A: 0.1g for $1.50  
5411B: 0.3g for $3.30  
5411C: 1.2g for $6.00  
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Salvia

From the Latin salvere, ‘to heal.’ Wide-ranging genus with more than 900 species throughout the world. In the Northeast they range from tiny lawn weeds to showy ornamentals to culinary sage. Members of the mint family, most have square stems and blue or lavender flowers with prominent lips.

Culture: Like full sun and dry conditions, require good drainage. In our climate, all should be started indoors.

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Flowers

All flowers are annuals except where noted. All flowers are open-pollinated except where noted.

Days in parentheses after a variety indicate days to first bloom.