Plant bare root salvia plants in spring to early summer. Perennial salvia are also called meadowsage. Expect to see flowers from salvia in the month of June. Perennial salvia blooms in shades of purple, blue, white and pink.
Grow salvia in a full to part sun location. The soil should have good drainage as salvia do not like sitting in wet soil. Following spacing directions on planting package to make sure the salvia have plenty of room and air flow between plants.
Plant bare root salvia plants in pots to get the roots and top growth established. The crown of the plant which is where the roots meet should be planted at soil level. Once the leaves and roots have established, about 4 weeks after planting the salvia can be transplanted into the ground.