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Approximately 350.00 seeds per gram
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B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Salvia africana-caerulea is cold hardy
USDA Zone:8 10° to 20°F (-12° to -6.5°C)
|Type of plant - shrub
Flower or inflorescence:
BLUE, VIOLET or PINK, large calyx, in spring - summer
(sow in autumn)
obov., to 3.5x2cm., aromat., - sandy soils
|Height, in meters: 2.5
Height, in feet: 8.25
|Salvia africana-caerulea seeds may be subject to seasonal availability
Synonyms (alternative names) for Salvia africana-caerulea:
Common names for Salvia africana-caerulea:
|Bloublomsalie, Blue Salvia, Sandsalie, Strandsalie,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
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|Our stock changes almost every day, with seeds arriving and being shipped all over the world.|
We only stock long lived seeds, except for a few species that are always in demand.
Seeds that are not in stock are acquired fresh when ordered.
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|185||: Plant Species whose germination is improved by Smoke|
|"Smoke" contains a butenolide compound produced by certain plants when heated, it speeds up or starts the germination of seeds from many different genera.|
|191||: Tropical Shrubs and Trees|
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 africana-caerulea 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).