Salvia nemorosa 'Amethyst'

Compact, bushy and flowery, this is one of my favourite repeat plants cascading out of the front of a border, or along the edge of a path. More
1 x 9cm plant 511315-1 £4.95 Delivery mid March
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Compact, bushy and flowery, this is one of my favourite repeat plants cascading out of the front of a border, or along the edge of a path.

It plays the same role as nepetas and alchemilla, but flowers for at least twice as long.

Genus Salvia
Group/Species nemorosa
Variety Amethyst
Type Hardy Perennial
Common Name Balkan Clary
Border Position Middle
Soil Type Acid, Alkaline, Chalky, Fertile, Neutral, Sandy
Scent Aromatic foliage
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 60cm (24in)
Spacing 45cm (18in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Looks good at the front of a border or dotted throughout in drifts. Combines well with grasses and other drought-tolerant plants in mediterranean or prairie-style schemes.
Care Tips Cut back in early summer to encourage later flowering. Large clumps may be lifted and divided in spring.
Flowering June - August
Harvesting Flower production: 4 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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Salvia nemorosa 'Amethyst' reviews

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Reviewed 21st August 2019 by Lesley

Arrived well packaged and is growing on strongly. Very little extra water given during the past few months.

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Reviewed 2nd August 2019 by Emma

Very healthy plant thats flowered it sick off.

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Reviewed 1st August 2019 by Janet

My daughter had a woodland wedding in June 2019. As an avid gardener I decided to provide as many flowers as possible, and grow individual herbs for each place setting. Sarah's information about flowering times on each item was invaluable
The seeds and plants I purchased from Sarah Raven all performed superbly. Using my polytunnel I was able to bring on everything and most of it was in bloom by June.

The most beautiful mixture was the Cosmos, Lupin Snow Pixie, Nigella and Orlaya.
The Consolida Dark blue and cornflower Blue Boy were stunning colours
We used many of the flower heads, especially Ammi Majus and marigolds, in the bride and bridesmaids' hair, they looked wonderful
My garden is now full of the flowers I grew, and I have fallen in love with your poppies, eschscholzias and papavers - plants I have not used much before.

Sorry about the photos, I'm not much of a photographer!!

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Vicki

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Diane

Strong healthy plant, flowering beautifully, excellent quality and service

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Dianne

My plants have thrived and I am enjoying them in my garden .
The delivery seemed to take a long time i began to think they had got lost in transit .
I contacted you and was assured the order was ok and on its way and thankfully received a couple of the plants and the other one came a couple of days later .

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Tony

Top quality plant- flourishing. Delighted

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Susan

My order (twice a year bulbs and summer perennials and bedding plants) is always amazingly brilliant / fabulous plants ,excellent combinations I love receiving every catalog I ‘read each one over and over’ like a book!

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Linda

Very heathy plant good delivery no complaints