The Salvia and Rose Collection

A hugely successful companion planting of the long-flowering 'Rose de Rescht' and ornamental salvia, 'Cerro Potosi'. More
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A hugely successful companion planting of the long-flowering 'Rose de Rescht' and ornamental salvia, 'Cerro Potosi'.

The salvia has sulphur in its scent profile so helps keep the rose mildew and blackspot free. They look marvellous together, too.

This collection contains:
Genus Rosa, Salvia
Group/Species portland Rose
Variety Cerro Potosi, De Rescht
Type Deciduous Shrub, Perennial
Common Name Rose, baby sage
Border Position Middle
Soil Type Chalky, Neutral, Sandy
Scent Scented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but Well-drained, Well-drained
Height 50-90cm (20-36in)
Spacing 50cm (20in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Plant in moist but well-drained soil in full sun. Avoid areas where roses have previously been grown. Sprinkle mycorrhizal fungi (Rootgrow) into the base of the planting hole.
Care Tips Water the rose until well-established and apply a fertiliser and mulch each spring. Prune in winter, by following the Sissinghurst rose pruning technique. For the salvia, sprinkle mycorrhizal fungi (Rootgrow) into the base of the planting hole and water well after planting.
Flowering June - September
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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