Salvia 'Wendy's Wish'


2 litre pot
pot size guide
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  • Position: full sun to lightly dappled shade
  • Soil: humus-rich, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: July to October
  • Flower colour: magenta pink
  • Hardiness: frost hardy (may need winter protection)

    A superb new salvia, which was discovered growing in an Australian garden in 2005. believed to be a cross between Salvia buchananii and Salvia chiapensis ‘Purple Majesty’, it is a bushy perennial that produces an abundance of magenta pink flowers over a several months from midsummer. These dazzling flowers have a citrus scent and are held on reddish stems, so the overall effect is very colourful. Drought tolerant once established, it will be happiest in a warm, sheltered position with freely draining soil.

  • 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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  • Q:

    I purchased some Salvia WW last year and I planted them up in a large pot. I treated them as an annual as I had presumed they would perish over winter. How wrong! They are shooting from the existing stems that were not cut back - what do I do now? Just trim the stems back to the new growth?
    Many thanks
    Asked on 4/11/2014 by Funny Bunny from Ramsgate

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    • Plant Doctor


      Hello there
      Yes this Salvia is a perennial, so as you say cut it back to the new growth. This Salvia it isn't fully hardy so in a cold winter it will need protection. Hope this helps.

      Answered on 4/14/2014 by Anonymous from crocus
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