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Salvia flowers

Salvia flowersSalvia has very showy flowers and are well worth cultivating, and easily grown in a rich, light soil. The annuals and biennials may be sown in the open early in spring. The herbaceous kinds are increased by dividing the roots; the shrubby varieties by cuttings of the young wood planted under glass in March; while the stove species require to be placed in heat.

The Salvia flowers in August in the open. Heights vary, according to the kinds, but Salvia Coccinea and Salvia Patens, which are most commonly met with in gardens, grow to a height of about two feet.