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Salvia Collection


The word Salvia is derived from the Latin ‘salvere’ meaning ‘to save’ as it has been used medicinally for centuries. Beautiful open mouthed blooms adorn scented foliage from spring to autumn. Wonderful planted near a path or seat where the fragrance will be released when the foliage is brushed past. Salvias prefer well-drained soil in sun or part shade. Height & spread 60-90cm (24-36"). Hardy perennials. Supplied as young plants

This collection comprises of;
African Skies
Amistad
Hot Lips
Icing Sugar
Neon
Nuchi
Phyllis Fancy
Peach Cobbler
Peter Vidgeon
Senorita Leah
Nachtvlinder
Joy


Flower Colour
Blue, Lilac, Peach, Pink, Purple

Type of garden
Container Gardening, Cottage Garden, Prairie Style planting

Hardiness
Hardy Perennial

Category
Perennials

Other
Bees and Butterflies, Flowers For Cutting/Drying, Foliage/Stem/Fruit Interest, Great Ground Cover, Ideal for Beginners, Pest Resistant, Suitable for Container

Flowering Time
Autumn, Summer

Aspect
Sun or Partial Shade

Spread
60-90cm (24-36")

Height
60-90cm (24-36")

Salvia

Soil

Well drained

Position

Best in sun

Cutting

Excellent

Flowering

May to October

Additional Information

Drought tolerant. Attracts bees and butterflies. Aromatic foliage. May need winter protection in damp and colder areas if below -5 degrees. If in doubt take cuttings as an insurance policy. Slugs may attack young foliage. Propagate by division in spring or semi-ripe cuttings from non flowering shoots in summer. Hardy perennial. (Bare roots take up to 6-8 weeks to appear after planting.) (Nemerosa Sensation are fully hardy)

Delivery Date: 21 Sep 2017 (+/- 14days)
Plant Hardiness

How hardy are our plants?

All our plants have a guideline temperature for how well they will tolerate winter cold.

Fully hardy perennials will withstand temperatures down to -15 °C (5°F) and often lower.
Hardy perennials are happy down to at least -5°C (23°F)
Half hardy perennials can withstand down to around 0°C (32°F)
And Tender perennials may be damaged by temperatures below 5°C (41°F)

Please remember that temperatures can vary significantly within quite a small area, and hardiness can be affected by soil, position and other factors.
If in doubt please give us a call.


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"Thank you ladies for your beautiful plants.
Praise also, for the Bulrush Compost, of which I have purchased 8 bags during the past six months. It is superb and my garden has flourished.
Bless you,
Kind wishes"
 
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