Salvia 'Wendy's Wish' (PBR)

9cm pot £6.99
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3 × 9cm pots £18.00
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Buy Salvia 'Wendy's Wish' (PBR) sage: Puts on a sizzling summer display

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

  • Position: full sun to lightly dappled shade
  • Soil: humus-rich, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: July to October
  • 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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Lovely salvia, quite garish!

4

I'm a big fan of Love and Wishes so thought I'd try this one too. It is fabulous - goes on and on, healthy &c. but a bit too garish after the beautiful L&W but if you want something bright and strong then I would highly recommend this.

Mummalink

Oxfordshire

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A beautiful addition to our garden

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I bought 3 of these flowers, as I wanted something specific with the name "Wendy". I've planted them all in pots, & had an abundance of brightly coloured flowers from them throughout the year & still into winter. Next year I plan to plant in my borders, as I'm really pleased with how they have flourished.

Nelly

Hants

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Very happy with the quality of these plants

5

very hard to get hold of = and a great supplier

charlie farlie

cambridge

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I would buy this again

5

Can be used as a statement plant. Alternatively it's very pretty en-masse. Half-hardy.

Steve

Rutland

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Yes

5

In the garden

Brian

Nottingham

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I would definitely buy this plant again

5

I have had a fantastic show of colour from these plants. They are so easy to grow and take care of.

Caroline

Swindon

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Beautiful plant

5

My garden is south facing and gets sun only after 11am. Salvia Wendy's Wish performed beautifully, producing blooms through the summer and into autumn. For the winter I have brought the three plants into the conservatory, which is 5 degrees C, and they are looking strong and healthy.

Imogen

West Wales

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Eye Catching

5

As mentioned by other reviewers, it arrived looking like just a small bunch of leaves. I planted this Salvia in a south facing direction in May and within 4 months has grown into a very big shrub in my border. (See attached photos) Highly recommended.

NickDave

Kent

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Beautiful Salvia

5

When this plant arrived at the end of July it was a small bunch of leaves in a nine inch pot and I was concerned I might not get it fully established before winter set in. Now it is a bushy nine inches with lush growth and has just produced flowers which are opening on the tips of all of the stems. It is an amazing colour and I am delighted with it. Crocus you have done it again, thank you.

Sue

Cambridge

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You should buy this whatever your name is

5

As I'm a Wendy I simply had to buy this and I'm not disappointed. It's the prettiest pink and a real healthy plant. I have taken cuttings in case it isn't hardy, but living on Anglesey we are usually really lucky with mild winters. I've grown it in our south facing garden but it was in a part of the garden facing north and it absolutely thrived. So get spending, it's well worth it (as are all Wendy's!!!!!!)

Anglesey girl

Anglesey

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