Blue salvia

Salvia farinacea

  • Blue salvia
  • Blue salvia
  • Blue salvia
  • Blue salvia
  • Blue salvia
  • Blue salvia
  • Blue salvia
  • Blue salvia
  • Blue salvia
  • Blue salvia
  • Blue salvia
  • Blue salvia
  • Blue salvia
  • Blue salvia
  • Flower name
    Blue salvia
  • Scientific name
    Salvia farinacea
  • Aliasケショウサルビア, Salvia farinacea, mealy sage, mealy-cup sage , ホワイトサルビア, 化粧サルビア, Salvia, サルビアファリナセア, サルビア, Blue sage, サルビア・ファリナセア
  • Place of originNorth America
  • Place of floweringGarden, Cut flowers, flower arrangement, Park, Potted flower
  • Flowering seasonMay, June, July, August, September, October, November
  • Language of flowersForever for you.

What is Blue salvia

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.


  • Eye
    Lamiales
  • Family
    Lamiaceae
  • Genus
    Salvia
  • Species
    S. farinacea
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Spikelet inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Lip shaped
  • Leaf type
    ovoid
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typeannual or perennial plant
  • Flower colorsPurple White
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height30.0 ~ 60.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.0 ~ 1.0 cm

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