"A variety similar to 'Dixter' but lighter coloured foliage. Grows slightly taller than 'Dixter' with dark orange floral leaves. The colour is not as bright as 'Fireglow' but distinct from 'Dixter'." This description is from a book on euphorbia which explains it easier than I...
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Marshwood Gardens have been supplying quality plants now for 30 years throughout New Zealand. As holders of one of New Zealands National Collections of Salvia it is natural to find a huge selection of these in our on-line catalogue. We also have private collections of Nepeta, Penstemon, Viola, Euphorbia, Geranium. Our plants are open grown and exposed to all the elements nature can manage. If plants can not survive with us outside we do not have time to fuss over them!
1.5m Good ground cover. Lovely but be warned it spreads but in large plantings it looks magnificent. Rich red flowers atop dark plum red leaves and stem.
Pineapple sage, Honey Melon Sage. Autumn flowering with long narrow crimson flowers. The foliage is aromatic and slightly sticky. Tall elegant plant to 2m. Needs winter protection in frost areas. NO further sales until plants recover from frost damage in spring.
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
150-160cm Known as the rusty foxglove because of its yelow-brown colour. An interesting plant for the garden. Image with thanks to the HPS UK.
A compact herbaceous perennial with finely dissected leaves and bright golden-yellow daisies in early summer 30-45cm Full sun
60 x 30cm. Chocolate-red velvety flowers that are dahlia-like with the aroma of chocolate. Dies back in the wintwr. Sun to semi-shade, good soils. Our plat came many many years ago from the garden of Ethal Doyle in Canterbury and has really survived on neglect!
A choice selection of the mourning cranesbill, valued for its bold foliage splashed with purple-black against a green background. The nodding dark maroon-purple flowers appear in late spring. Sun or shade. Rick moisture retentive soil. Good woodlander.
An upright growing salvia to 1.5cm. Flowers blue with green calyces late summer and autumn until the frosts. Long lived, Hardy. Well drained soils in full sun.