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Salvia (any hardy perennial variety) (Sage (any hardy perennial variety))

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
1m
Max height
1m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Salvia (any hardy perennial variety)

Other names

Sage (any hardy perennial variety)

Genus

Salvia Salvia

Variety or Cultivar

Salvia (any hardy perennial variety) _ Salvia (any hardy perennial variety) are upright, clump-forming, herbaceous perennials with ovate, oblong, or lance-shaped, often scalloped or toothed, mid- to dark green leaves and, from summer to early autumn, panicles or racemes of two-lipped flowers in shades of pink, purple, or white.


Salvia (any hardy perennial variety) is: Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming, Compact, Upright

Flower

White, Purple, Pink in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Leafhoppers , Slugs , Snails Leafhoppers , Slugs , Snails

Diseases

Generally disease free.

General care

Pruning

Deadhead to prolong flowering. Cut back in spring before new growth begins.

Propagation methods

Basal cuttings, Division, Semi-ripe cuttings


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Where to grow

Salvia (any hardy perennial variety) (Sage (any hardy perennial variety)) will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 1m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, City, Coastal, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Mediterranean

Cultivation

Plant in light, moderately fertile, moist but well-drained soil. Grows best in full sun but can also tolerate light shade. Avoid excessive winter wet.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Salvia (any hardy perennial variety)

Other names

Sage (any hardy perennial variety)

Genus

Salvia Salvia

Variety or Cultivar

Salvia (any hardy perennial variety) _ Salvia (any hardy perennial variety) are upright, clump-forming, herbaceous perennials with ovate, oblong, or lance-shaped, often scalloped or toothed, mid- to dark green leaves and, from summer to early autumn, panicles or racemes of two-lipped flowers in shades of pink, purple, or white.

Native to

Garden origin

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming, Compact, Upright


Colour

Flower

White, Purple, Pink in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Leafhoppers , Slugs , Snails

Diseases

Generally disease free.

General care

Pruning

Deadhead to prolong flowering. Cut back in spring before new growth begins.

Propagation methods

Basal cuttings, Division, Semi-ripe cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Salvia (any hardy perennial variety) (Sage (any hardy perennial variety)) will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 1m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, City, Coastal, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Mediterranean

Cultivation

Plant in light, moderately fertile, moist but well-drained soil. Grows best in full sun but can also tolerate light shade. Avoid excessive winter wet.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 10, Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5

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