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"Mystic Spires not blooming"

Started by Janelle - 2132 Wednesday, 29 January 2014

 I bought Salvia "Mystic Spires" last summer, captivated by the intense blue of its flowers, and planted it in my cottage-style garden. I cut it back when it finished flowering, and during spring it put on healthy new leafy growth. I have waited expectantly for it to bloom ... but nothing is happening! I have several other Salvias doing well in my garden and blooming, so the conditions must be right. Any suggestions? Do I just have a lazy plant?!

Member Responses

 Annette - 4817 Sunday, 02 March 2014
 Not too sure what the problem is, normally this hybrid flowers all year round, it mightnt like the position it Is in. Cheers Annette

 Janelle - 2132 Thursday, 03 April 2014

 My patience has been rewarded - seems Mystic Spires was just waiting for Autumn!





 Jennifer - 3104 Monday, 02 November 2015
 Think your Salvia is Salvia leucantha which blooms later, Mystic Spires has a greener more rounded leaf and flowers earlier.

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