Crimson Silk Pot Collection

A brilliant, low-maintenance combination for clouds of carmine and crimson, flowering from June until your first hard frost. More
15 seedlings/young plants 190570-15 £22.95 Delivery mid April
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30 seedlings/young plants 190570-30 £42.95 Delivery mid April
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A brilliant, low-maintenance combination for clouds of carmine and crimson, flowering from June until your first hard frost.

The jumbo seedling and 9cm plant collection contains: The seedling and young plant collection contains:
Type Half-Hardy Annual, Perennial, Tender Perennial
Border Position Container
Soil Type Fertile, Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 90cm (36in)
Spacing 15cm (6in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting For an extra boost, sprinkle mycorrhizal fungi (Rootgrow) into the base of the planting hole and incorporate grit into the hole to aid drainage
Care Tips Deadhead to prolong the flowering period. These will work well in a container pot in a sunny position. Water well in the first two weeks, to prevent the plants from drying out and apply a liquid fertiliser every month.
Flowering June - November
Cooking Notes Salvia flowers are edible.
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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Plant Delivery - When in stock, please allow up to 2 weeks for delivery.

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Reviewed 20th September 2018 by Tim

The plants arrived on time and they have been absolutely gorgeous all through the summer. Will will use Sarah Raven again.

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Reviewed 19th September 2018 by Paulina

They are still n full flower , today!

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Reviewed 19th September 2018 by Paul

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Reviewed 12th September 2018 by Elaine

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Reviewed 5th September 2018 by Mrs Brown

Petunias good they lasted all summer, the other plants were a bit straggled - not much impact

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Reviewed 4th September 2018 by Penny

They all came out together and looked stunning. Hot weather meant they didn't last as long as expected ...but pleased with display.

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Reviewed 4th September 2018 by Cilla

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Reviewed 2nd September 2018 by Keith

Great service and a very good purchase

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Reviewed 2nd September 2018 by Gillian

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Reviewed 30th August 2018 by Mr Dobell

Petunia Red Velour--star of the show,beautiful display and still going
strong.More 'trailing' than expected ,but no matter.
Cosmos Velouette---lovely,but rather disappointing after the first flush.
Salvia---Trewithen Cerise---OK.
Service always excellent--friendly,prompt and professional.

Floriferous fabulousness!

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Reviewed 9th June 2018 by Alison Moy

What can I say? People take photos of our window box when they walk past the house it looks so darn impressive. The cosmos are pretty, and so is the salvia now it's managed to fight its way past the petunias and cosmos! Very, very pleased with this set.

Those red velvet petunias are absolute beasts - I planted 2 in a pot on their own and they are MASSIVE and smothered in flowers!

The windowbox survived a week with no watering during a hot period - it did look like a dead, frazzled dessert when we came home, but after deadheading, trimming and watering it looked even more impressive the next day!