A picture of a Mealy Sage

Mealy Sage

Salvia farinacea 'Strata'

Also known as

Blue salvia, Sage

Full Sun
Light watering
Half-hardy

H3

RHS hardiness

-5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

50cm

60cm

Min

30cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Mealy Sage Overview

This is a half-hardy annual, which is a tall and striking plant with silver grey foliage and large lavender flowering spikes. The blooms are long-lasting and are available in white flowering cultivars. The foliage will form an attractive clump from which the tall flower spikes emerge.

Common problems with Mealy Sage

How to propagate Mealy Sage

Cuttings

You can propagate from seeds in the spring, cuttings in early summer.

Seed

Division

Division at any time.

Other uses of Mealy Sage

Border, mixed bed, fragrance