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SALVIA turkestanica

Commonly known as Biennial clary

Tall spikes of lavender flowers with white bracts and pungent foliage
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Available again FEBRUARY 2021 - fresh stock in late winter/early spring
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each

Delivery Information Available again FEBRUARY 2021
plant size comparison icon 1.5 to 2 Litre
  • Deciduous - oblong, wrinkled, mid-green leaves to 23cm (9in) long
  • Blue - lavender coloured with white
  • White
  • Height - to 1m (39in)
  • Spread - 30cm (12in)
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - erect, many-branched perennial or biennial. Produces flowers to 3cm (1¼in) long with prominent stamens, on pink stems.
  • Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade - light, dappled shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - syn S. sclarea var. turkestanica.
  • Pests & Diseases - slugs, snails
  • Place of origin - Europe to central Asia.
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape - Racemes - - terminal racemes
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Scented Plants - Scented foliage -
  • Seasonal Interest - Summer -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - moderately fertile
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
Jan
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to 1m (39in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Watering Can
  30cm (12in)
 

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