Salvia confertiflora

We have a whopper pot of this which we move in and out of our greenhouse according to frost and it's wonderful as an exotic and statuesque border filler too. More
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We have a whopper pot of this which we move in and out of our greenhouse according to frost and it's wonderful as an exotic and statuesque border filler too, flowering until winter. It now seems to be hardy with us, but is anyway easy to propagate so you can keep it from one year to the next.

Genus Salvia
Group/Species confertiflora
Type Tender Perennial
Common Name Sabra Spike Sage
Border Position Border (Back)
Soil Type Broad Tolerance
Scent Pungently-scented leaves
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 1.2m (4ft)
Spacing 75cm (30in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Plant in moist but well-drained soil in a sunny, sheltered spot and sprinkle mycorrhizal fungi (Rootgrow) into the base of the planting hole. For best effect plant in groups of 3's.
Care Tips A salvia that needs well drained conditions through winter. Do not prune back in winter, keep current years growth and remove when new shoots appear. Protect young plants from late frosts and mulch annually with well-rotted manure or garden compost. In season remove faded flower spikes to encourage further blooms and feed every 2 weeks.
Flowering August - October
Harvesting Flower production: 3 months.
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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