Salvia Firelight Mix - Renee&
Salvia Firelight Mix - Renee&

Salvia Firelight Mix - Renee's Garden

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Salvia splendens

EXCLUSIVE – Our eye-catching, easy-care Salvia in warm glowing colors both feeds pollinators and absolutely shines in the garden with upright, dense blossom spikes in complementary colors of creamy white, rich coral and a rose-red. Long-blooming Firelight plants grow a uniform 12-18 inches tall. Their colorful and reliable flowers are bumblebee favorites and hummingbird magnets, filled with pollen and nectar that attracts, feeds and sustains the “flowers of the air” all summer long.
Seed Count: Approx. 115-120 / Weight: 0.5 g

Plant In

Sun/Shade

Planting Depth

Space Seeds

Days To Germinate

Mature Height

April – June
Full sun
1/2 inch
4 – 5 inches apart
10 – 20 days
12 – 15 inches

TENDER PERENNIAL

Grown As Annual

TO START EARLY INDOORS

Five to six weeks before last frost date, sow seeds 1/2 inch deep and 2 inches apart in a container of seed starting mix. Keep moist and provide a strong light source until seedlings are ready to plant in the garden. Acclimate seedlings gradually to outdoor conditions when night temperatures are regularly above 50°F (10°C). Space seedlings 10 to 12 inches apart in the garden.

TO START DIRECTLY OUTDOORS

Sow seeds in a well-worked seed bed in full sun when all danger of frost is past and weather is warm and settled. Space seeds 4 to 5 inches apart in rows 12 inches apart, cover about 1/2 inch deep and gently firm soil. Keep soil evenly moist while awaiting germination in 10 to 20 days.

GROWING NOTES

Firelight’s bright blossoms in three complementary shades will glow in garden beds or as container flowers. Use these warm colors to advantage in summer bouquets to add texture, color and form. You’ll find our Firelight Salvia is a low-maintenance plant, but removing spent flower heads will encourage more extended flowering.

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