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Salvia (any hardy shrub variety) (Sage (any hardy shrub variety))

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
1m
Max height
0.6m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Salvia (any hardy shrub variety)

Other names

Sage (any hardy shrub variety)

Genus

Salvia Salvia

Variety or Cultivar

Salvia (any hardy shrub variety) _ If you don't know the variety name of your hardy Salvia (Sage) shrub, you can add this plant to your lists to get care advice.

Salvia (any hardy shrub variety) are upright, evergreen shrubs with ovate or elliptic, usually toothed, green leaves and, from summer to early autumn, panicles or racemes of two-lipped flowers in shades of red, pink, purple, yellow, or white.


Salvia (any hardy shrub variety) is: Deciduous

Habit

Upright

Flower

Red, White, Purple, Pink, Yellow in Summer; White, Red, Purple, Pink, Yellow in Autumn

Foliage

Green in All seasons

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. Pruning group 9 in spring.

Propagation methods

Basal cuttings, Semi-hardwood cuttings, Softwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Salvia (any hardy shrub variety) (Sage (any hardy shrub variety)) will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 0.6m 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 shrub variety)

Other names

Sage (any hardy shrub variety)

Genus

Salvia Salvia

Variety or Cultivar

Salvia (any hardy shrub variety) _ If you don't know the variety name of your hardy Salvia (Sage) shrub, you can add this plant to your lists to get care advice.

Salvia (any hardy shrub variety) are upright, evergreen shrubs with ovate or elliptic, usually toothed, green leaves and, from summer to early autumn, panicles or racemes of two-lipped flowers in shades of red, pink, purple, yellow, or white.

Native to

Garden origin

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Upright


Colour

Flower

Red, White, Purple, Pink, Yellow in Summer; White, Red, Purple, Pink, Yellow in Autumn

Foliage

Green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Leafhoppers , Slugs , Snails

Diseases

Generally disease free.

General care

Pruning

Deadhead to prolong flowering. Pruning group 9 in spring.

Propagation methods

Basal cuttings, Semi-hardwood cuttings, Softwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Salvia (any hardy shrub variety) (Sage (any hardy shrub variety)) will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 0.6m 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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