SALVIA microphylla 'Cerro Potosi'

Commonly known as Sage

Small magenta-pink flowers
  • Evergreen
    Triangular-ovate to elliptic leaves to 4cm (1½in) long
  • Height
    90cm (36in)
  • Spread
    90cm (36in)
  • Herbaceous
    Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
    Moderately bushy, shrubby perennial. Produces paired, open-mouthed flowers 2.5cm (1in) long
  • 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

SALVIA microphylla 'Cerro Potosi'

 
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  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Wildlife plant - insects. To prolong flowering remove flower spikes as they fade
    Pests & Diseases
    Place of origin
    USA (Arizona, New Mexico), Mexico. 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
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Medium to light, fertile, well drained soil
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Butterfly friendly
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90cm (36in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Watering Can
  90cm (36in)
 

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