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Salvia microphylla 'Trewithen Cerise' | Sarah Raven
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Salvia microphylla 'Trewithen Cerise'

I'm obsessed by salvias - flowering from June to December in a sheltered spot with minimal TLC and you can't beat the cheery rich pink of the Cornish-bred 'Trewithen Cerise'.
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5 young plants

3 x 9cm pots

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Details:

Type
Perennial
Position
Border (Middle)
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
June - October
Height
60cm (24in)
Group/Species
microphylla
Common name
Baby Sage
Moisture
Moist but Well-drained
Size
3 x 9cm pots
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
75cm (30in)
Cultivation
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's.

Description

I'm obsessed by salvias – flowering from June to December in a sheltered spot with minimal TLC and you can't beat the cheery rich pink of the Cornish-bred 'Trewithen Cerise'.

Care Tips

A salvia that needs well drained conditions through winter. Do not prune back in winter, keep current years growth and remove when new shoots appear. Protect young plants from late frosts and mulch annually with well-rotted manure or garden compost.