An early flowering variety with masses of striking scarlet flower spikes. This highly popular bedding plant, although suitable for all gardens, is at its best in hot conditions.

Features

  • Annual
  • Borders of colour
  • Easy to grow

Product details

How

In trays of Yates Seed Raising Mix, covering lightly. Firm down and keep moist. Transplant when seedlings are large enough to handle.

Care

Plant in an open, sunny well-drained position. Needs little attention. Use for hedge-like borders, rockeries and balcony boxes. Apply Yates Thrive Soluble Plant Food fortnightly for stronger plants. Protect from snails with Yates Blitzem.

Hint

In wamer areas, cut back in late winter to promote another season of growth.

Storage

Store in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight. Keep out of reach of children and pets.

NOT TO BE USED FOR ANY PURPOSE OR IN ANY MANNER CONTRARY TO THIS LABEL UNLESS AUTHORISED

Position Full sun
Plant space 20-30cm
Sow depth 3mm
Plant height 30cm
Germination 14-21 days
Germination (days) 17
Flowering 12 weeks
Flowering (days) 84
Botanical name Salvia splendens
Plant variety Dwarf Scarlet
Suitable for Pots and garden beds

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