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Salvia (any tender or borderline hardy shrub variety) (Sage (any tender or borderline hardy shrub variety))

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
2.5m
Max height
2.5m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Salvia (any tender or borderline hardy shrub variety)

Other names

Sage (any tender or borderline hardy shrub variety)

Genus

Salvia Salvia

Variety or Cultivar

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

Salvia (any tender or borderline hardy perennial variety) are tender, upright, deciduous or semi-evergreen shrubs, sometimes grown as annuals, with aromatic leaves and, from summer into autumn, dense, racemes of flowers in a variety of colours.


Salvia (any tender or borderline hardy shrub variety) is: Semi evergreen

Fragrance

Foliage is aromatic

Habit

Upright

Flower

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

Foliage

Green in Spring; Green in Summer; Green in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free

Diseases

Generally disease-free

General care

Pruning

Remove faded flower spikes to encourage a second bloom. Pruning group 9 in spring.

Propagation methods

Softwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Salvia (any tender or borderline hardy shrub variety) (Sage (any tender or borderline hardy shrub variety)) will reach a height of 2.5m and a spread of 2.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, City, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Mediterranean

Cultivation

Grow in light, humus-rich, moderately fertile, well-drained soil in sun. Tolerates light shade. Protect with a dry winter mulch. Under glass, grow in loam-based or loam-less compost in full light with shade from hot sun.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

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.

Indoor unheated (H2), Tender in frost (H3)

Companion plants

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Botanical name

Salvia (any tender or borderline hardy shrub variety)

Other names

Sage (any tender or borderline hardy shrub variety)

Genus

Salvia Salvia

Variety or Cultivar

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

Salvia (any tender or borderline hardy perennial variety) are tender, upright, deciduous or semi-evergreen shrubs, sometimes grown as annuals, with aromatic leaves and, from summer into autumn, dense, racemes of flowers in a variety of colours.

Native to

Garden origin

Foliage

Semi evergreen

Fragrance

Foliage is aromatic

Habit

Upright


Colour

Flower

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

Foliage

Green in Spring; Green in Summer; Green in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free

Diseases

Generally disease-free

General care

Pruning

Remove faded flower spikes to encourage a second bloom. Pruning group 9 in spring.

Propagation methods

Softwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Salvia (any tender or borderline hardy shrub variety) (Sage (any tender or borderline hardy shrub variety)) will reach a height of 2.5m and a spread of 2.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, City, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Mediterranean

Cultivation

Grow in light, humus-rich, moderately fertile, well-drained soil in sun. Tolerates light shade. Protect with a dry winter mulch. Under glass, grow in loam-based or loam-less compost in full light with shade from hot sun.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

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.

Indoor unheated (H2), Tender in frost (H3)

USDA zones

Zone 10, Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7

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