Salvia nemorosa 'Schwellenburg'

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2 litre pot
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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.


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Beautiful foliage - not for wet areas!

By al

from windlesham

Pros

  • Accurate Instructions
  • Attractive
  • Healthy

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    Comments about Crocus Salvia nemorosa'Schwellenburg':

    After a fantastic first year of flowering the area that it was in got waterlogged and there is no sign of it in Spring. I will buy it again but must make sure - like the planting advice - that its well drained soil.

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