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Garden Salvia Collection
Garden Salvia Collection
Garden Salvia Collection
Garden Salvia Collection
Garden Salvia Collection

Garden Salvia Collection

Vibrant blooms that will bring a kaleidoscope of colour to your garden - whatever its size!
Perfect In Pots
Plant In Sunshine
Winter Hardy
Protect From Frost
Easy To Grow
Wildlife Friendly
  • Brightly flowered salvias that are easy to grow and trouble free
  • Long flowering and reliable, they'll go on and on and on through the summer
  • Versatile and compact they're perfectly suited to smaller spaces and for growing in pots
  • Loved by butterflies and bees, they'll attract wildlife into your garden
  • Supplied as 4 jumbo plug plants for planting out
12 x Plug Plants - Item: 480605
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Product Description

A beautiful collection of richly coloured salvias that are easy to grow and trouble free, making them the perfect solution for gardeners who are strapped for time, or for those new to growing plants.

Long flowering and reliable, these gorgeous salvias will bloom all season without stopping, giving you months of flower power from their abundant floral spires. Compact and robust, they’re perfect for growing in containers or flower beds.

Ideal for creating a wildlife garden as butterflies and bees adore salvias, these plants will certainly get your garden buzzing. All manner of pollinators that are so important to our gardens will be drawn to them and of course you'll be doing your bit to help preserve our bee populations.

Preferring full sun or partial shade in free-draining soil, this collection of salvias is a really low maintenance option too as they are drought tolerant when established, and don’t need continuous dead heading to encourage more flowers.
Supplied as a collection of 12 jumbo plug plants for potting up and growing on or for planting straight out where they are to flower, you'll receive 3 x plants each of:

Salvia microphylla 'Hot Lips' (AGM) - A popular perennial with two-tone flowers that will light up your garden in scarlet and white. Flowers: June-October. H50cm x W50cm

Salvia x hybrida 'Big Blue F1' - A reliable annual salvia with tall spires of blue blooms. Flowers July - September. H90cm x W45cm

Salvia x superba 'Edula Rose' - A gorgeous perennial with pink blooms. Flowers May to October. H40cm x W40cm

Salvia nemorosa 'Ostfriesland' - A lovely perennial salvia with purple-blue spikes of bloom. Flowers June - September 75cm x 45cm

What Is Supplied

Item 480605 supplied as:

Supplied as a collection of 4 jumbo plug plants for potting up and growing on or for planting straight out where they are to flower, you'll receive x plants each of:

  • Salvia microphylla 'Hot Lips' (AGM)
  • Salvia x hybrida 'Big Blue F1'
  • Salvia x superba 'Edula Rose'
  • Salvia nemorosa 'Ostfriesland'.

Plant Information

Top Tips

Lack of water will cause lower leaves to drop. If this happens a quick haircut removing the upper third of growth is all that is needed along with regular watering and plants will bush right up.

Care Guide

Planting Advice for Salvias:

  • Salvias grow best in well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade, avoid excessively exposed areas and waterlogged soils.
  • Before planting, prepare the soil by digging over and removing any weeds. Incorporate some well-rotted manure to enrich the soil if necessary.
  • When planting a number of perennials, arrange them on the surface so you can see how they will look before planting.
  • Individually knock out each plant from its container. Look at the roots - if they are circling around the compost, it is best to tease them out. To do this, push your fingers into the rootball along the bottom edge and pull. Do this in a couple of places. This should encourage the roots to spread into the surrounding soil.
  • Next use a trowel or spade to create a hole just deep and wide enough to set in the rootball.
  • The aim is to bury just the roots, leaving the bases of the stems (when in growth in summer) or the shoots (in spring) above ground.
  • Firm back around the soil, using your hand for small clumps and your heel on larger areas.
  • Water in well to settle the soil and prevent desiccation.

 

Aftercare advice for your salvias:

  • Feed and water regularly until plants are fully established.
  • Although perennial, this salvia will require some winter protection outdoors in the form of a straw mulch and if growing it in containers, move to a cold greenhouse or conservatory to prevent the cold from penetrating to the roots.
  • In spring, apply a generous 5-7cm (2-3in) mulch of well-rotted garden compost or manure around the base of the plant.


 

Pruning Advice for Salvias:

  • Prune lightly in late spring when new growth appears to remove and dead stems and to maintain a bushy shape.
Planting / Flowering Calendar
Best Time To Plant
When Your Plant Will Flower
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Fully Grown Plant dimensions (approx)
Plant Dimensions
90cm
50cm
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Garden Salvia Collection
Garden Salvia Collection
12 x Plug Plants
Item: 480605
RRP £14.99
Deal Price £7.49
Save: £7.50 - 50%