Botanical Name - Salvia semiatrata
Common Name -Salvia
Description – Salvia semiatrata flowers from mid-summer to late autumn and intoearly winter. The flower colour has beautiful two tone corollas which have a deep pink calyx with a mauve and dark purple lobe. It is a medium sized ‘shrubby’ Salvia growing to around 1.4m which will tolerate full sun to part shade. A stunning display loved by the birds, butterflies and bees. Flowering for a long period, this is a great addition to your garden or your perennial boarder.
Flower Time - A long flowering period from Late Summer, Autumn into early Winter
Use - Quick growing shrubby Salvia which gives long lasting colour for many months. An excellent addition to the back row of the perennial boarder. Tolerates moderate frost.
Position - Performs best when grown full sun to part shade conditions.
Maintenance – Very hardy, though deep watering is recommended during extended dry periods. Cover the roots with mulch during winter for the cold and summer for the dry. Cut back hard once your frosts have finished in spring, then apply a slow release fertilize..
Size - Grows 1.2-1.4m high x 1.2-1.4m wide.
Use - Ideal for adding colour to your full sun garden beds, mass plantings, pots or hanging baskets and as a border.
Position - Prefers full sun to part shade.
At a Glance
- Prefers full sun
- Beautiful floral display
- Pollinator attracting