salvia black and blue- how big of a container?

dbjc(z6PA)May 11, 2005

I'd like to try my newly puchased black and blues in containers. I'll treat them as annuals in my zone. Since they get so large, how big of a container would you recommend? There would be one to a container since I'm assuming two or three would be way too crowded. I'm thinking of adding some sweet potatoe vine to the container also.

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wardw(z6 NJ)

I'm not sure in gallons, but I have one in a container about 2 feet across. The bigger the container the better, since they dry out quickly in the small ones I overwinter them in. Where are you in PA. I'm on the border of zone 6/7 and successfully overwinter them in the ground, under piles of fall leaves.

    Bookmark   May 12, 2005 at 11:30AM
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jenny_in_se_pa(USDA7 Sunset 32)

I stuck mine in one of ward's description of a 2ft trough (mine is also 1ft wide and about 9" deep). I have 2 B & Bs in with 3 Jacob Cline monardas. Am imagining the mass that will eventually form in there. LOL Hoping a hummer will see them when they bloom!

    Bookmark   May 12, 2005 at 3:45PM
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