Salvia Big Blue in the Salvias Database

Trade name information:
Trade Name: Big Blue
Cultivar name: 'PAS1246577'
General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Plant Height: 24 - 36 inches (61 - 91cm)
Plant Spread: 18 - 20 inches (46 - 51cm)
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Other: No deadheading needed
Uses: Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: EU PBRAF; US PVPAF
Parentage: Salvia longispicata x Salvia farinacea

'PAS1246577' was a featured
Plant of the Day for May 3, 2018.

Posted by Danita (GA - Zone 7b) on Feb 9, 2018 4:58 AM

This is a new, interspecific, seed-propagated cultivar set to be introduced in 2019 by PanAmerican Seed/Ball Horticultural. It is a Salvia longispicata x S. farinacea cross. It currently has PVPAF (Plant Variety Protection applied for) status.

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