Salvia microphylla 'Cerro Potosí'

A very hardy, long-flowering form which does best on very well-drained soil. More
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A very hardy, long-flowering form which does best on very well-drained soil.

Excellent if planted with a rose as we have at Perch Hill, for flowers from July through to November.

Genus Salvia
Group/Species microphylla
Variety Cerro Potosí
Type Perennial
Common Name Baby Sage
Border Position Middle
Soil Type Chalky, Fertile, Neutral, Sandy
Scent Scented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 90cm (36in)
Spacing 60cm (24in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sprinkle mycorrhizal fungi (Rootgrow) into the base of the planting hole and water well after planting.
Care Tips A salvia that needs well drained conditions through winter, worth mulching to protect the roots.
Flowering July - 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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Salvia microphylla 'Cerro Potosí' reviews

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Reviewed 1st August 2019 by Suzanne

Perfect plants received and they've made beautiful specimens.

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Reviewed 1st August 2019 by Mr & Mrs Conie

Plant looks healthy and is flowering well

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Pauline

This was one of two different salvias delivered in the same package. This one faired better than the other, it is a much taller plant and as such some of the plant tops were folded over to get them in the box.

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Lynda

Great service, lovely plant - has developed well and is thriving in a large tub with some fuchsias.

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Sandra

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Lesley

It has flowered briefly I think it will be better next year

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Reviewed 12th June 2019 by Pauline

This was one of two different salvias delivered in the same package. This one faired better than the other, it is a much taller plant and as such some of the plant tops were folded over to get them in the box.

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Reviewed 21st November 2018 by Amanda

Hasn't grown. A few leaves only

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Reviewed 14th November 2018 by Anna

As previous. Strong plants🤩

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Reviewed 18th October 2018 by Vicky

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Reviewed 3rd October 2018 by Lorna

As with previous plants purchased the service was first class.. Very healthy plant on arrival and has bloomed beautifully throughout the summer and today is still in bloom.

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Reviewed 19th September 2018 by Linda