Strata was awarded the Fleuroselect Gold Medal. Showy variety of Salvia with bi-colored flower spikes, with blue flowers and white stems. This half hardy annual is an award winning compact variety growing 12 to 15 inches tall, the silver haired spikes hold clear blue flowers with white calyx. Best grow in full sun to light shade in well draining soils. Sow Indoors from February to March for blooms from July to October, or sow later for late summer and fall blooming.