Hardy Annual. Flowers: Summer.
Height: 18-24 inches.
Position: Full Sun.
Ideal For: Bedding, Border, Cottage Garden, Cut Flower, Dried Flower.
Dwarf, compact habit and broader, bright mixed colour blooms (bracts). Superb for cutting and dried as an everlasting.
Sowing Instructions: Best sown where they are to flower in spring. Sow 3 mm deep in rows 30 cm apart in well cultivated soil which has been raked to a fine tilth.
Growing Instructions: thin out the seedlings to 15 cm apart. They will grow in sun and prefer a deep rich soil but are happy on most garden soils.
Eng.: Red-topped sage, annual sage, bluebeard, painted sage, salvia bluebeard, wild clary. Suom.: Kirjosalvia. Sven.: Broksalvia. Fran.: hormin, sauge verte. Span.: hormino, hormino silvestre. Bot. syn.: Salvia viridis L.