Salvia greggii 'Amethyst Lips'

The descendant of our tried and tested, much loved 'Nachtvlinder'. A showy, long-flowering stalwart. More
1 x 9cm pot, for spring/summer planting 511708-1 £5.95 Delivery late April
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3 x 9cm pots, for spring/summer planting 511708-3 £15.95 Delivery late April
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More Details

The descendant of our tried and tested, much-loved ‘Nachtvlinder’, but with a white throat to make it look like it’s off to a festival. A showy, long-flowering stalwart.

Genus Salvia
Group/Species greggii
Variety Amethyst Lips
Type Perennial
Common Name Autumn Sage
Border Position Border (Middle)
Soil Type Broad Tolerance
Scent Yes
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 90cm (36in)
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.
Care Tips A salvia that needs well drained conditions through winter. Do not prune back in winter, leave until spring then 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 June - 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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