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Salvia nemorosa 'Ostfriesland' (Balkan clary 'Ostfriesland')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.5m
Max height
0.5m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Salvia nemorosa 'Ostfriesland'

Other names

Salvia nemorosa 'East Friesland', Balkan clary 'Ostfriesland', Salvia 'Ostfriesland'

Genus

Salvia Salvia

Variety or Cultivar

'Ostfriesland' _ 'Ostfriesland' is an upright, compact perennial with ovate leaves and deep violet-blue flowers with pink bracts in summer and autumn.


Salvia nemorosa 'Ostfriesland' is: Deciduous

Fragrance

Foliage is scented

Habit

Clump-forming, Spreading

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Purple in Summer; Purple in Autumn

Foliage

Green in Summer; Green in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Leafhoppers , Slugs , Snails Leafhoppers , Slugs , Snails

Diseases

Generally disease free.

General care

Propagation methods

Division


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Where to grow

Salvia nemorosa 'Ostfriesland' (Balkan clary 'Ostfriesland') will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Mediterranean, Wildlife

Cultivation

Grow in moist, free-draining soil in a sunny, sheltered position.

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)

Companion plants

Botanical name

Salvia nemorosa 'Ostfriesland'

Other names

Salvia nemorosa 'East Friesland', Balkan clary 'Ostfriesland', Salvia 'Ostfriesland'

Genus

Salvia Salvia

Variety or Cultivar

'Ostfriesland' _ 'Ostfriesland' is an upright, compact perennial with ovate leaves and deep violet-blue flowers with pink bracts in summer and autumn.

Foliage

Deciduous

Fragrance

Foliage is scented

Habit

Clump-forming, Spreading

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Purple in Summer; Purple in Autumn

Foliage

Green in Summer; Green in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Leafhoppers , Slugs , Snails

Diseases

Generally disease free.

General care

Propagation methods

Division


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Salvia nemorosa 'Ostfriesland' (Balkan clary 'Ostfriesland') will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Mediterranean, Wildlife

Cultivation

Grow in moist, free-draining soil in a sunny, sheltered position.

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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Balkan clary 'East Friesland'

Can anyone give me some pruing advice for this plant - do i cut it back to ground level at the end of the season or do i just cut off the flowering stems? I live in Glasgow read more

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