B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Salvia repens is cold hardy
USDA Zone:9 20° to 30°F (-6.5° to -1°C)
|Type of plant - perennial
Flower or inflorescence:
BLUE to WHITE, in summer
cut, rough, aromatic....sow autumn or spring
|Height, in meters: 0.7
Height, in feet: 2.31
|Salvia repens sales history
Common names for Salvia repens:
|(folk:Suto mix it with their tobacco), African Sage, Creeping Sage, Kruipsalie, Usikiki,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|36||: Herb Seed List Culinary Medicinal Dye and Aromatic|
|Not all medicinal, dye or aromatic plants are edible, some are toxic if eaten and others are dangerous if applied to the skin. Please check uses for plants.|
|37||: South African Native and Introduced Plants|
|43||: Herbaceous Border Plant Seed List|
|45||: Bee and Butterfly Attracting also Honey and Pollen Plant Seeds|
|55||: Fragrant or Aromatic Flower or Foliage Plant Seeds|
|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.|
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 repens 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).