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.
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
(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.
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.
Bog Sage. A moisture loving perennial but perfectly happy in any soil as long as it does not dry out. Produces masses of clear sky-blue flowers from late summer to mid autumn. Great in the back of the border planted with autumn flowering helenium, rudbeckia etc. Grows toalmost...
Salvia verticillata forms a bushy mound of fuzzy olive-green leaves. Upright spikes of violet-purple flowers begin to appear in early summer, and will continue for weeks if the spent heads are regularly removed. It tolerates many soil conditions, and is drought tolerant, once...
Spikes of purple calyces produce a very long succession of light bright blue catmint-like flowers sticking out all up and down the spikes. Attractive heart shaped leaves that are deeply textured, makes a nice mound to set off the flowers. Very much like 'Purple Rain', just...
Purple rain forms a bushy mound of fuzzy olive-green leaves. Spikes of rich violet-purple flowers in early summer and continue for weeks. The flowers of Purple Rain are darker than the species S. verticillata. Easy to grow, full sun.
This variety is the same as the other Salvia verticilla varieties we offer but with white flowers. Sorry no photo. PB2
45cm. Full sun well drained soil. This is one of our own hybrids which we are naming after NZ towns. We consider these as good and any others we see about in NZ and overseas. The colour is red-black. Flowering all summer and until frosts. As with all Salvia x jamensis do not...
50-75cm. The most brillant red of all the salvia. Plant in full sun with good drainage, give a trim over to shape in the spring when growth has commenced and not before! Hardy
.A seedling from Fuego. Fuego should have a fiery orange colourflower but this seedling flowered in a soft lilac. This plant was taken to the UK were its name (Robin) was altered unbeknown to us to Javier. It was also sent to Wisley where it has been awarded AGM.