Mexican Bush Sage. Salvia leucantha has white tubular flowers that extend from fuzzy violet calyces. A tender plant in cold area but survives well in a large urn with protection. A great cut flower. Due to demand SOLD OUT until new year 2018
Santa Barbara? is a compact grower. Slightly tender for us but we have had it growing here for the last twenty odd years! Plant Salvia l. 'Santa Barbara' in full sun and well drained soils. As with other perennial Salvias, it tends to grow best where the soil is...
Late flowering. Grey-green foliage. Upright flowering racemes are long 35-50cm with whorls of up to 12 dark blue flowers. This variety we find hardy even though cut to the ground with frost, unlike the other S. mexicana which are too tender for us. PB2 SOLD OUT more by...
A seedling ex Kew Red from the UK. Kew Red is syn with S. microphylla neurepia. This seedling appear to have crossed again giving a plant that grows to appron 60c. high and a spread of 80cm. A distinctive white flare is on the bottom lip. Hardy
One of our own seedlings with two tone pink coloured flowers. Grows to 50-70cm. Full sun and good drainage. Rabbit proof. SOLD OUT
Brilliant glowing magenta pink flowers on a bushy plant to 60cm. Leafier than some types. For a well drained soil in full sun and a sheltered position.
.75 x 1m. From seed ex Ireland that appears to have come true to form and colour. Originally collected in Mexico. Beautiful pink flowers. Foliage is much larger than we normally see in microphylla hybrids. FEW only
Named after the holder of a National Collection of Salvia in the UK. This is a low growing shrub with fragrant pale green foliage and soft lilac-purple flowers.
Raised by the Dutch garden designer Piet Oudolf, Salvia Amethyst makes strong vertical spikes of rich amethyst pink flowers from spring into mid summer when we cut it to the ground to encourage a repeat flowering in Autumn. 90cm x 40cm. PB2 SOLD OUT more mid spring 2017
An erect clump forming perennial noted for its dark purple stems and blue-violet flowers. Forms a foliage mound to 30cm and from late spring terminal spikes of flowers to 60cm. Average soils, dry-medium ,well drained. Toerate drought.
(East Friesland) This German selection has a nice compact habit, and flowers of deep violet-purple. Remove the faded flowers to encourage repeat blooming, or simply cut back hard after flowering is finished. Plants are reasonably drought tolerant, once established. Excellent...
This salvia starts to flower in the autumn and produces whorls of yellow-gold hooded flowers. The foliage is pale green. Grows to about 35cm high and prefers a shaded moist well drained soil.
Summer flowering. Erect growing to 1m with large fresh green foliage Pale yellow flowers with maroon markings on the upper lip in whorls 2-6. Similar to Salvia glutinosa.
Full sun. Makes a low shrub to 50cm with attractive variegated yellow-green foliage. A fantastic combination when grown with any yellow rose. Foliage can be used for flavouring. Ocasionally has flowers but I remove these and keep the foliage as the plants highlight.
Dark purple leaves and beautiful blue flowers. This is traditionally a culinary and cosmetic variety of sage. In our garden this has proved one of the best-loved plants for massing. This is also an ideal plant if you have a 'hole' in your plantings and can't think what to put...
This hybrid appeared in our garden around 20 years ago. Similar in all ways to S. recognita but the flower stems are only to 75cm and the colour is a more intense pink-rose. In whorls of 6-10. The foliage is sage-green and intermediate between its parents. A very long...
Mexico. Large flowers of Cambridge-blue, in all other ways identical to S. patens.
80cm. This Salvia paten var. has pale pink flowers from Dec-March. It overwinters okay in free draining soils (and not so free draining as with myself) or it can be lifted in the autumn and cared for as you would Dahlia.
The Gentian Sage. A tuberous plant easy to grow. 30-60cm. Hastate shaped foliage with flowers held well above the foliage. Perhaps one of the most intense blue flowers to be found in the garden. Seed and plants of a S. patens 'Blue Angel' are being offered throughout the...
Idential in all ways to Salvia patens Guanjuato but with lilac flowers rather than blue.
Salvia pratensis 'Twilight Serenade' has green wrinkly leaves, with deep purple- blue flowers that emerge on tall 50cm stems. It makes an excellent cut flower. Grow 'Twilight Serenade' in a sheltered, sunny spot in moist soil. Great for a mass planting PB2
A shrubby salvia 1.5-2m.Orange-red flowers with attractive calyces late summer and throughout autumn until the frosts. Hardy. Do not prune this salvia until it comes into growth in the spring, to do so will kill your plant---be warned. A magnificent plant.
From South Africa. Hardy. 60cm high with a creeping root-stock which is the reason for it'd botanical name of repens. The leaf margins are lacerate (appear torn) The flowers pale lilac with a white bottom lip. Large plants 2-3lt pots.
An erect perennial or biennial with hairy mid-green leaves. The spikes of large white flowers with pink bracts from spring to summer. Hardy. Tolerant of any reasonable soil in full sun. Height 1m x 45cm.