Salvia farinacea


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Noun1.Salvia farinacea - Texas sage having intensely blue flowersSalvia farinacea - Texas sage having intensely blue flowers
salvia, sage - any of various plants of the genus Salvia; a cosmopolitan herb
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A variety of winter flowering plants are blooming at the riverside park from late December through January, and these include Petunia, Salvia farinacea, Wax begonia, and Mexican marigold, according to the HEO.
The RHS suggests growing red, white and blue sweet peas, red-flowered Salvia splendens, Nicotiana (tobacco plant) in red and white, and blue flowers such as ageratums or Salvia farinacea 'Victoria'.
DWARF zinnia varieties make excellent container plants, which can be tucked into small corners to provide a splash of colour along with mini petunias and the mealy sage, salvia farinacea Victoria.
Salvia farinacea 'Victoria' is excellent for cutting, with spikes of rich violet blue that look as if they have been cut from the finest of cloth.
Good drought-resistant plants for containers, which will also recover from wilting after missed waterings, include fibrous rooted begonias, gazania, silver leaf varieties of artemisia, agave, pelargonium, Salvia farinacea and sedum.
From the same family is another Fleuroselect Gold Award winner Salvia farinacea eStriata.
Other good plant partners for a cool basket include varieties which come in shades of blue, silver and grey, such as blue pansies, Salvia farinacea and Senecio maritima.