B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Salvia candelabrum is cold hardy
USDA Zone:7 0° to 10°F (-17.5° to -12.5°C)
|Type of plant - sub-shrub
Flower or inflorescence:
VIOLET - WHITE, verticills. in pan. cymes on long thin stems
(tol. alkaline soil, v. hardy in dry soil)
to 9cm., lance-ell., rug.-tom. ben., arom. more refined than offic.
|Height, in meters: 1.5
Height, in feet: 4.95
|Salvia candelabrum sales history
Common names for Salvia candelabrum:
|"one of the best Sages for a dry garden",|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|40||: Shrub Seed List, Hardy and Tender|
|43||: Herbaceous Border Plant Seed List|
|55||: Fragrant or Aromatic Flower or Foliage Plant Seeds|
|57||: Arid and Dry Condition Plant Seed List|
|80||: South West European Native and Introduced Plants|
|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.|
|162||: Cushion Or Hummock Plant Seed List (Small and Larger)|
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 candelabrum 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).