Botanical Name Salvia microphylla 'Telegraph Avenue'
Common Name - Salvia Telegraph Avenue
Description - Telegraph Avenue has a very compact habit. It is a beautiful, evergreen, hardy, quick and easy to grow perennial suitable for full sun gardens. Intense dainty magenta violet flowers are displayed from spring through to autumn.
Flower Time - Spring, Summer, Autumn
Size - Grows to 60cm high spreading to 60cm wide.
Use - Ideal for perennial borders or low informal hedges. Also effective used in cottage gardens and containers as a single item or in mixed plantings.
Position - Full sun
Maintenance - Remove spent flowers to encourage repeat flowering. Prune back hard at the start of spring to encourage repeat flowering. Prune back hard at the start of spring to allow new growth. Fertilise when planting and in spring.
At a Glance
- Full sun
- Low maintenance
- Promise to flower
- Butterfly attracting