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SALVIA x jamensis 'Hot Lips'

Commonly known as Sage

  • Evergreen
    Ovate to elliptic, toothed, mid-green leaves 2-3.5cm (¾-1½in) long
  • Bicolor
  • Red
  • White
  • Height
    1m (39in)
  • Spread
    1m (39in)
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Bushy shrub
  • 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)
    In free-draining soil
  • Full sun

SALVIA x jamensis 'Hot Lips'

 

 

  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Deadhead, and can be trimmed back gently during the season to encourage more flowers
    Pests & Diseases
    Slugs, snails. Under glass - aphids, red spider mites, whiteflies
    Place of origin
    Mexico
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape
    Racemes
    Terminal racemes
    Tubular
    Open flowers 1-2.5cm (½-1in) long in opposite pairs
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • 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
    Typical blackcurrant-like aroma
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Medium to light, fertile, well drained soil
    Moderately fertile. Humus-rich.
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
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1m (39in)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1m (39in)
 
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