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Salvia 'Dyson's Gem' (Sage 'Dyson's Gem')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.7m
Max height
0.6m
Max spread
5-10 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Salvia 'Dyson's Gem'

Other names

Sage 'Dyson's Gem'

Genus

Salvia Salvia

Variety or Cultivar

'Dyson's Gem' _ 'Dyson's Gem' is an upright, bushy, semi-evergreen sub-shrub with small, ovate to elliptic, aromatic, grey-green leaves and open racemes of hooded, deep purple-pink flowers from late spring into autumn.


Salvia 'Dyson's Gem' is: Semi evergreen

Fragrance

Foliage is aromatic

Habit

Bushy, Upright

Flower

Purple-pink in Spring; Purple-pink in Summer; Purple-pink in Autumn

Foliage

Grey-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

Remove faded flowers spikes to encourage further flowering. Cut back by half in early spring.

Propagation methods

Basal cuttings, Semi-hardwood cuttings, Softwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Salvia 'Dyson's Gem' (Sage 'Dyson's Gem') will reach a height of 0.7m and a spread of 0.6m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

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

Cultivation

Best in light, humus-rich, moderately fertile, moist but well-drained soil in sun with afternoon shade. Though hardier than other S. x jamensis cultivars, protect from hard frosts, cold, drying winds, & excessive winter wet.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South

Exposure

Sheltered

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

Hardy (H4), Tender in frost (H3)

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Botanical name

Salvia 'Dyson's Gem'

Other names

Sage 'Dyson's Gem'

Genus

Salvia Salvia

Variety or Cultivar

'Dyson's Gem' _ 'Dyson's Gem' is an upright, bushy, semi-evergreen sub-shrub with small, ovate to elliptic, aromatic, grey-green leaves and open racemes of hooded, deep purple-pink flowers from late spring into autumn.

Native to

Garden origin

Foliage

Semi evergreen

Fragrance

Foliage is aromatic

Habit

Bushy, Upright


Colour

Flower

Purple-pink in Spring; Purple-pink in Summer; Purple-pink in Autumn

Foliage

Grey-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Leafhoppers , Slugs , Snails

Diseases

Generally disease-free

General care

Pruning

Remove faded flowers spikes to encourage further flowering. Cut back by half in early spring.

Propagation methods

Basal cuttings, Semi-hardwood cuttings, Softwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Salvia 'Dyson's Gem' (Sage 'Dyson's Gem') will reach a height of 0.7m and a spread of 0.6m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

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

Cultivation

Best in light, humus-rich, moderately fertile, moist but well-drained soil in sun with afternoon shade. Though hardier than other S. x jamensis cultivars, protect from hard frosts, cold, drying winds, & excessive winter wet.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South

Exposure

Sheltered

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

Hardy (H4), Tender in frost (H3)

USDA zones

Zone 10, Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7

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