Salvia nemorosa 'Schwellenburg'

meadow sage

2 litre pot £8.99 Buy
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  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: light, moderately fertile, humus-rich, moist but well- drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: July to September
  • Flower colour: pinky-purple
  • Other features: attractive to butterflies and bees
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Dense and upright in habit, the grey-green foliage contrasts perfectly with the rose-tinted, purple flowers. This plant has a long flowering period providing it gets plenty of sun and you remove the spent flowers as they fade. It tends to flower a little later than most other salvias, so its a good one to choose of you are looking to prolong the summer colour.

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


Sedum spectabile (Brilliant Group) 'Brilliant'

ice plant

Bright pink flowers in the late summer early autumn

£7.99 Buy

Geranium × oxonianum 'Wargrave Pink'

cranesbill

Fast-growing and long-flowering

£8.99 Buy

Ajuga reptans 'Atropurpurea'

bugle

Excellent groundcover for shade

£6.99 Buy

Dianthus carthusianorum

carthusian pink

Vibrant magenta flowers

£5.99 Buy
 

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