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.
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Marshwood Gardens have been suppling 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!
A garden hybrid from our garden Growing to a compact bush roughly 70cm high. This euphorbia if grown in a sunny spot develops flower bracts that turn from green beginnings to shades of rose.
'Parker's Variety' is a vigorous, upright, clump-forming, semi-evergreen perennial with aromatic, finely-divided, grey-green leaves and erect, leafy stems bearing flat umbels of bright golden-yellow flowers throughout summer. 1.5 x 0.5m Great with grasses. Similar to 'Cloth...
Sambucus nigra laciniata is a large, bushy deciduous shrub with deeply dissected, fern-like leaves and flat heads of small creamy-white flowers in summer, followed by glossy purple-black berries. Hard prune once growth starts in spring to promote strong growths. PB2
This catmint likes a moist soil. Upright stems lined with serrated foliage topped with cylindrical spikes of long, trumpet-shaped pink flowers. Will continues to bloom if deadheaded. Will grow approx 45cm x 45cm
This Geranium is one of the most compact varieties of Geranium himalayense bearing large violet-blue flowers with red-flushed, white centres. Its finely-cut foliage is also attractive. PB2
Salvia yunnanensis is native to China. It is found growing on grassy hillsides, forest margins, and dry forests at 1,800 to 2,900 m. It has tuberous roots and grows on erect stems to 30 cm tall. The blue-purple flowers are typical shape of the asian species. Hardy outside...