SALVIA 'Embers Wish'

Commonly known as Sage

  • Evergreen
    Ovate, notched, mid-green leaves
  • Red
    Coppery yellow in bud opening to intense red
  • Height
    80cm (32in)
  • Spread
    80cm (32in)
  • Herbaceous
    Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
    Compact, open, bushy perennial
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter
    Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
    Light, dappled shade

SALVIA 'Embers Wish'

 
Available late spring to early summer 2023 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
individually £13.50 each , 3+ £11.00 each 
Delivery Information Available late spring to early summer 2023
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Remove spent flower spikes to maintain flowering
    Pests & Diseases
    Slugs, snails. Under glass - aphids, red spider mites, whiteflies, root rot
    Place of origin
    Garden origin
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape
    Spikes
    Tubular
  • 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 flowers
    Citrus-scented
    Scented foliage
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Medium to light, fertile, well drained soil
    Humus-rich, moist
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
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80cm (32in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Watering Can
  80cm (32in)
 

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