Flower Database

Blue salvia

Basic information
Flower Name
Blue salvia
Formal Name
Salvia farinacea
Alias
Salvia farinacea, mealy sage, mealy-cup sage , 化粧サルビア, Salvia, Blue sage
Habitat
North America
Morph
an annual or perennial plant
Comment
Blue salvia, commonly called Salvia farinacea ( scientific name:Salvia farinacea) is native to North America and is a annual or perennialplant of the family Lamiaceae. Although it is originally perennial, in Japan's hot and humid climate, it is treated as an annual by gardening. Leaves are egg shaped and attached to the root. From summer to autumn, it adds a lot of bluish violet and white lip-type florets to the spike-like inflorescence of about 15 to 30 cm from the shoot apex or the axilis. Blue purple flowers are also called 'Blue salvia' and white flowers are also called 'White salvia'. The garden cultivar "Fairy Queen" in this picture is Fluoro Select (European Seed Floral New Varieties Review Association) 2008 Grant Award-winning varieties, flower color is gentle lilac color. The flower language of Salvia as a whole is "yours forever", however purple varieties are "respect". Lavender is very similar to Salvia and it is difficult to distinguish. LavenderLavender can be eaten, however Salvia is not edible.
Common name:Blue salvia, scientific name: Salvia farinacea , aka: bue salvia , white salvia, mealy sage, mealy-cup sage, origin: North America of Brazil, United States, Texas, Mexico, plant height: from 30 to 60 cm, Leaf shape: narrow oblong-egg-shaped, leaf margin: serrated with sparse, phyllotaxis: opposite, inflorescence high: 15 to 30 cm, flower color: purple, white, flower diameter: 1 cm, flowering period: May to October.
Detailed information
Order
Lamiales
Family
Lamiaceae
Genus
Salvia
Species
S. farinacea
Flower type
Zygomorphic Flower
Flower array
Spike Inflorescence
Petal shape
Labiate
Leaf type
Ovate/Ovoid
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Garden park Ct flower・Flower arrangement Pot flower
Color
Blue, Violet, White
Season
May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov
Height
30  ~ 60  [cm]
Diameter
1  ~ 1