SALVIA 'Clotted Cream'

Commonly known as Sage

Creamy-white open-mouthed flowers in profusion from spring to autumn
Further Reading....
  • Semi-evergreen
    Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well.
    Elliptic to oblong, entire leaves 2-3cm (¾-1¼in) long, dotted with glands
  • Cream
    Creamy white
  • Height
    80cm (32in)
  • Spread
    60cm (24in)
  • 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 'Clotted Cream'

 
Available Early Spring 2023 - Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
individually £13.50 each , 3+ £11.00 each 
Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2023
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Excellent for a patio container. Wildlife plant - bees and other insects
    Pests & Diseases
    Slugs, snails. Under glass - aphids, red spider mites, whiteflies
    Place of origin
    Garden origin
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape
    Racemes
    Terminal racemes
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Patio / pot plants
  • 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
    Spring
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Medium to light, fertile, well drained soil
    Humus-rich, moist
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
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