Salvia x 'Phyllis Fancy'

In a fashionable muted blue-grey, the felted stem and calyx of this salvia is very Farrow & Ball, in contrast to its slightly paler flowers. More
1 x 9cm pot, for spring/summer planting 511840-1 £5.50 Delivery early April
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3 x 9cm pots, for spring/summer planting 511840-3 £14.95 Delivery early April
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In a fashionable muted blue-grey, the felted stem and calyx of this salvia is very Farrow & Ball, in contrast to its slightly paler flowers. This one is the perfect scale for summer containers, on its own or mixed with the slightly richer coloured, African blue basil. They look good together remarkably late in the season.

Genus Salvia
Group/Species leucantha x chiapensis
Variety Phyllis' Fancy
Type Perennial
Common Name Phyllis Fancy Sage
Border Position Border (Middle)
Soil Type Broad Tolerance
Scent Yes
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 1.2m (4ft)
Spacing 90cm (36in)
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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