B and T World Seeds' reference number:
|Type of plant - annual or perennial, depending on climate
Flower or inflorescence:
intense SCARLET, very early
|Salvia splendens Early Bird sales history
Salvia splendens Early Bird
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|31||: House and Container Plant Seed List|
|53||: Bedding Plant Seed List|
|161||: Edible Flowers|
|Some flowers are poisonous if not cooked. Some are only edible while in bud. Identify and correctly prepare all flowers before eating. Do not eat flowers that have been sprayed with weedkiller or other chemicals.|
|952||: Wholesale Selection|
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds.
Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like
require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.|
Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet,
the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Salvia splendens Early Bird seeds will usually germinate in 10-14 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.
For Patens & Superba see No. 14 (Pre-chill for 3 weeks).