Salvia 'Nachtvlinder'

9cm pot £4.99
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Buy Salvia 'Nachtvlinder' salvia: Sumptuous summer colour

This perennial dies back to below ground level each year in autumn, then fresh new growth appears again in spring.

  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: moderately fertile, moist but well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: June to August
  • Hardiness: frost hardy (may need winter protection)

    Velvet-like plum-purple petals form hooded flowers over a long period in summer and autumn. Fully hardy in freely draining soils, this bushy shrub will become drought tolerant once established.

  • Garden care: To prolong flowering remove the flower spikes as soon as 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. Protect from excessive cold and waterlogged soils.

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Smells gorgeous


Good strong plants. Velvelty and sultry , smell divine. Planted last autumn, retained their leaves throughout the winter (relatively mild) and about to come back to life now that weather is warming up.

S Lee



Beautiful and tough


Nice plants that settled in well. The stems of this salvia tend to be brittle so I broke off a few while I was planting them--not to worry, I pushed them into compost and ended up with about nine extra plants! They have all grown large and remained green through this (admittedly mild) winter. They attract bees, butterflies, and, best of all, hummingbird hawkmoths. Absolutely trouble-free.


South coast


Very pleased


Planted between lavender shrubs. Looks great and flowered well into autumn.


South east


Simply stunning plant... would highly recommend


Great plant... very healthy, grew away quickly. Flowered all summer. Yet to find out if hardy.

Anne McD



Established well as companion to roses ( North of England )


Companion to roses - long flowering. Does sprawl a bit. Waiting to see how hardy they are.


Berwick upon Tweed


Its such a gorgeous colour


It's an outstanding plant for dry sunny conditions. the colour is really something.



Healthy plants, promptly delivered


I purchased two salvias from Crocus and they were both securely packaged and promptly delivered. They were both well grown healthy plants. I would definitely recommend Crocus to my friends, family and clients.

Painted Lady


Strong plants


These plants arrived promptly and looked good and strong. I immediately potted them on into larger pots whilst deciding on their eventual location. Their roots quickly filled the new pots and they flowered profusely and I have just planted them into the garden nd they still look very well. I will certainly use Crocus again for my plant purchases.




Stunning plant!


These salvias appear so delicate, but are hardy, and I love the gorgeous deep shade of purple, they look stunning in my herbaceous border.




Superb plant, salvias all survived that heat last summer!


Ih the garden

Lizzie tripe.

East Sussex



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