Botanical Name - Salvia leucantha 'White Velour'
Common Name - Salvia White Velvet, Mexican Sage
Description - White Velour is a beautiful form of Mexican Sage with pure white velvety flowers. An easy to grow, low maintenance Salvia which looks great as a mass planting. Great Autumn colour holding its flowering into winter. The birds flock to this plant giving food for months.
Flower Time - Autumn into early winter
Size - Grows to 1.5m high x 1.5-2m wide.
Use - A very hardy perennial which can be grown as a border, to line pathways, informal hedges, as a mass planting, mixed with other perennials to form a lovely cottage garden or in container gardens and pots.
Position - Full sun
Maintenance - Prune after the main flowering time, then cut back hard in spring to allow for new growth. Fertilise when planting and in spring. Frost & coastal tolerant. Low water requirements once established
At a Glance
- Full sun
- Easy to grow
- Great coastal plant
- Promise to flower