Salvia – ‘Pink Profusion’

Garden Height
14 - 16
Spacing
16 - 20
Spread
16 - 20
Habit
Clump Forming
Container Role
Filler
Flower Size
Medium
Flower Colors
Pink
Light Code
Y
Light Level
Sun
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Features:

  • Fragrant Flower

Attracts: Hummingbirds

Resists: Rabbits

Maintenance Notes:

Easy to grow in almost any climate in full sun. Drought tolerant but blooms better with average moisture. Cut back after flowering to promote rebloom.

Maintenance Category: Easy

Water Category: Average

Bloom Time: Late Spring

Hardiness Zones: 8b

Flower Form: Mass Planting

Soil Fertility: Fertile Soil

Soil PH Category: Neutral Soil

pH: B - pH 5.8 - 6.2

EC (2:1 Extraction Method): 0.6

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

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.

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