Salvia patens

9cm pot £6.99
available to order from summer
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Buy Salvia patens gentian sage: Showy, rich blue flowers

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

  • Position: full light (with shade from hot sun)
  • Soil: well-drained
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: July to September
  • Hardiness: frost hardy (needs winter protection)

    Producing a spectacular display from midsummer to mid-autumn, when the larger than average, piercing blue flowers appear, this gentian sage will thrive in sheltered, sunny gardens with well-drained soils.

  • 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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Lots of Colour

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I haven't had any problems, I just deheaded the plant and kept it watered.

Jan

Suffolk

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The salvia patens flowered profusely in their glorious blue flowers all late summer into autumn. Very healthy plants.

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Somerset

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I omitted to cutback my Salvia Superba Patens last autumn - is it ok to cut back now (March)?

Wilky

Hello, yes, you can cut these back in spring.

Helen

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