Among the most popular plants, not only in private flower beds, but also in urban ones, you can find a very beautiful salvia plant. Growing salvia very popular among amateur flower growers, and although this plant belongs to annuals, it still attracts the attention of flower growers with its unusual appearance and ease of growing.
Growing salvia involves sowing seeds even at the end of February, just on the surface of the soil, lightly sprinkling them with a thin layer of soil. If the air temperature is kept at the level of 20-25 degrees Celsius, then after 10 days the first shoots will appear. Salvia seedlings grow quickly enough, while they are not at all whimsical in care. In order for the salvia plant to subsequently become like a bush, seedlings are desirable pinch over 6-8 leaves on top. The plant will give side shoots, and additional stems will form on the central stem and you will get a very beautiful small shrub.
Already at the end of May, salvia can be plant in open ground. Before planting the plant, it is advisable to temper a little so that the daily fluctuations in air temperature do not affect the state of the plants in any way.
Salvia is enough hardy and no problem endures strong sun. However, like many other plants and all living things, salvia simply needs water on the hottest days. It is advisable to water the salvia in the late afternoon, especially if it is noticeable that it has already wilted after hot days and sunshine. By the morning the plant will resume its elasticity and beautiful appearance.
Salvia gets along well with other plants, so it can be safely used for growing on alpine slides and in flower arrangements.