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SALVIA 'Love and Wishes'

Commonly known as Sage

Popular runner up in RHS plant of the year 2015 with purple-pink flowers
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Available again from SEPTEMBER 2020 - This plant will be delivered when new stock arrives in early autumn
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each

Delivery Information Available again from SEPTEMBER 2020
  • Evergreen - ovate to elliptic, toothed, mid-green leaves 2-3.5cm (¾-1½in) long
  • Purple - Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet - purple pink flowers
  • Height - 80cm (32in)
  • Spread - 80cm (32in)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - bushy shrub
  • 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
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - wildlife plant - insects. Remove faded spikes to prolong flowering.
  • Pests & Diseases - slugs, snails
  • Place of origin - garden origin. Australia
  • 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
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Patio / pot plants -
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Scented Plants - Scented foliage - - typical blackcurrant-like aroma
  • Seasonal Interest - Summer -
  • Soil Conditions - Medium to light, fertile, well drained soil - - moderately fertile. Humus-rich
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
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80cm (32in)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  80cm (32in)
 

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