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SALVIA 'Royal Bumble'

Commonly known as Sage


 

  • Evergreen
  • Semi-evergreen - Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well. - oval, round-tipped, mid-green leaves 3-4cm (1¼-1½in) long
  • Red - bright red
  • Height - 60cm (24in)
  • Spread - 40cm (16in)
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - bushy subshrub or perennial producing whorls of flowers 2-2.5cm (¾-1in) across with blackish calyces on purple-black 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)
  • Against a wall
  • Full sun - shelter from cold, drying winds.
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - slugs, snails.
  • Place of origin - garden origin. Netherlands
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 6
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs or climbers that need little to no pruning.
    Action: Trim back shoots that spoil symmetry and to fit available space.
    When: Annually after flowering if on previous year's growth, or in later Winter or Spring if flowering on current year's growth, or as requires.

    RHS group 9 & 11
  • Scented Plants - Scented foliage -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Medium to light, fertile, well drained soil - - moderately fertile. Humus-rich.
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
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60cm (24in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Watering Can
  40cm (16in)
 
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