The Salvia Collection

The view from my desk. I am obsessed by this succession of three salvias which look good from May to November and flower their socks off. More
3 x 9cm pots 190413-3 £14.50

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The view from my desk. I am obsessed by this succession of three salvias which look good from May to November and flower their socks off.

We interplant and underplant our roses with these to keep the blackspot and mildew at bay.

This collection contains 1 plant each of:
Genus Salvia
Variety Amistad, Cerro Potosi, Jezebel
Type Perennial, Tender Perennial
Common Name sage
Border Position Back, Middle
Soil Type Chalky, Neutral, Sandy
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist, Moist but Well-drained
Height 1.5m (5ft)
Spacing 40cm (16in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Plant in moist but well-drained soil ina sunny, sheltered spot. Sprinkle mycorrhizal fungi (Rootgrow) into the base of the planting hole.
Care Tips Deadhead to prolong flowering. Water adequately during dry and hot periods. Apply a generous mulch in autumn.
Flowering May - November
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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The Salvia Collection reviews

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Reviewed 7th August 2019 by Lynette

Beautiful and have grown very well

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Pauline

They are lovely healthy plants doing well.

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Sarah

Two out of three thrived and look great.

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Caroline

Lovely healthy plants, establishing and flowering in the garden. Just a note to other gardeners out there, that the salvia microphylla ‘Cerro Potosi’ was a magnet for slugs and snails. They had eaten one plant to sticks before I managed to get some slug pellets down.

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Mollie

Did. not grow on as strongly as previous years despite similar attention.