Salvia 'Madeline' (PBR)

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  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: light, moderately fertile, humus-rich, moist but well- drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: June to August
  • Other features: attractive to butterflies and bees
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Each flower is made up of two colours, as the upper lip is a rich purple blue, while the lower one is near-white. They are borne on upright stems from early summer, often producing a second flush is dead-headed promptly.

  • Garden care: To prolong flowering remove the flower spikes as soon they start to fade. Apply a generous 5-7cm (2-3in) mulch of well-rotted garden compost or manure around the base of the plant in spring.

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