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Salvia hybrid – Rockin’® Fuchsia

Garden Height
24 - 36
Spacing
18 - 24
Spread
24 - 30
Habit
Upright
Container Role
Thriller
Flower Size
Tall
Flower Colors
Pink
Light Level
Part Sun to Sun
Proven Winners

Attracts: Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds

Resists: Deer

Continuous Re-Bloom

Dead-Heading Not Necessary

Drought Tolerant

Heat Tolerant

Long Blooming

Maintenance Notes

This is a wonderful annual Salvia (except in frost free zones) compact and richly colored it is easy and trouble free. It is sterile so it will not set seed and that means it will just bloom, and bloom and bloom all season without stopping.

You can easily trim to keep the shape or size where you want it, and it will branch out and become even thicker and more full of flowers.

Regular watering and fertilizing will keep the plant at maximum color and growth but it is amazingly tough and once established in a pot of the garden will tolerate lower levels of food and water. However, severe drought will cause lower leaves to drop and if this happens give it a quick haircut removing the upper 1/3 of growth and once it back to normal watering it will fill back in.

Uses Notes

Use in containers and landscapes.

Maintenance Category Easy

Water Category Average

Bloom Time

Flower Form Border Plant, Container, Landscape, Mass Planting

pH B - pH 5.8 - 6.2

EC (2:1 Extraction Method) 0.6 - 0.9

Fertilization 150 - 200

Light Requirements High

Water Requirements Moderate to Moist

Rooting Out Temperature 65 - 72° Fahrenheit

Growing On Temperature 55 - 65° Fahrenheit

Holding Temperature 50 - 60° Fahrenheit

Planting and Timing Information

Spring to Summer Finish. Standard PPP.

Finishing Times [weeks]
4-5" and Quart Pot : 4-5
6" and Gallon Pot : 6-7
7-9" Pot : 7-8
10-12" and Two Gallon Pot :

Pinching and Growth Regulators

Pinch at 1-2 weeks after transplant as needed to shape. Oceana Blue habit will be improved with a 2500 ppm application of B-9. Sparkler varieties are quite vigorous and will likely need growth regulation. Apply growth regulators as needed for height control. B-9 at 2,500 to 3750 ppm should be effective.

Pest and Disease Management

General pest and disease practices as listed in notes.

Grower Tips

Good air circulation and water drainage are important. Use a well drained soil mix.