Salvia guaranitica 'Amante'

Like jewels growing on a stem, this new addition to the salvia brigade is set to become just as popular as ‘Amistad’ and ‘Love and Wishes’. More
1 x 9cm pot 511537-1 £7.95 Delivery late July
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3 x 9cm pots 511537-3 £21.95 Delivery late July
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Like jewels growing on a stem, this new addition to the salvia brigade is set to become just as popular as ‘Amistad’ and ‘Love and Wishes’. It’s equally long-flowering, velvety and just as gorgeous, or maybe even more so.

Genus Salvia
Group/Species x guaranitica
Variety Amante
Type Hardy Perennial
Border Position Middle
Soil Type Chalky, Neutral, Sandy
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but Well-drained, Well-drained
Height 1.5m (5ft)
Spacing 40cm (16in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Plant in moist but well-drained soil in a sunny, sheltered spot. Sprinkle mycorrhizal fungi (Rootgrow) into the base of the planting hole.
Flowering May - November
Vase Life Flower production: 7 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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Delivery

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Salvia guaranitica 'Amante' reviews

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Reviewed 28th April 2020 by Sian

Not received them despite ordering on 26/3 20.
Really disappointed. Will not use again

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Reviewed 21st April 2020 by Paul

Still have not received this item

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Reviewed 21st April 2020 by Rose

Rapid delivery of dahlia collection and 3 salvias which arrived in very good condition and are now planted and thriving. Sad not to have received the seeds on my order before now so I could have got ahead but appreciate the difficulties at this time. It spreads the joy. 😀

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Reviewed 20th April 2020 by Felicity

Plants not arrived yet so can’t review