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.
A lower growing form of sage which makes it excellent for front of border display. Fragrant foliage and edible flowers make it good for culinary use. Full sun.
A selection of the common sage the leaves are boldly splashed with green, pink, cream and purple, forming a low evergreen mound. Has violet-blue flowers that appear in early summer but we find these rather sparce due to our southern locations. Because of our location we have...
(syn. albiflora)This white flowered form of the common sage is rarely seen. It is easliy grown with its lovely pure white flowers. The foliage is slightly paler in colour. It is also slightly lower in growth than S. officinalis..
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.
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
Salvia pratensis Sky Dance is new to us this season. It has soft blue flowers in dense head flowering from late November and will repeat flower if deadheaded. Full sun and well drained siols. 50x40cm
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.
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
A hardy herbaceous perennial that likes full sun and and able to withstand the dry. Its flowers are small on stems reaching 30-40cm tall and are a dusky-pink in colour. Summer flowering. The more you see this salvia the more it grows on you in beauty.
Makes a low shrubby mound 40 -60cm with aromatic shining green foliage. Flowers a nice lemon over a long period. If plants become woody give a severe haircut in the early spring AFTER growth is well under way. PB2
Low growing shrub under 60cm. Full sun and dry tolerant when established. Flowering starting in early summer and continues until frost. Hardy. SOLD OUT until late spring 2017
'Royal Bumble' is a bushy plant to 75cm high, evergreen, aromatic, glossy, deep-green leaves. Large, rich glowing orange-red flowers.Flowers from late spring to autumn.
All the Salvia x jamensis vars are very hardy with us. They should be used much more than they are. For those who have a problem with rabbits in the garden the S. x jamensis are rabbit resistant. Our own breeding. A low shrub to 50cm. During summer and autumn a mass of...
60cm A beautiful soft seashell coral shade flowering for months but reaching a peak in the autumn. Good drainage and sun. Very hardy.
One of our own breeding and named after one of the four rivers that pass through Southland into Foveaux Strait. Grows approx 70cm x 70cm with flowers that appear pale lemon but actually if you have a RHS Colour chart the flower colour keys to Orange Group 27 with hints of...
One of my own selections. Deep raspberry red flowers and dark coloured buds which enhance the flower colour. Grows into a small rounded bush approximately 50 x 80cm. Full sun and well drained soil. Rabbit resistant and loved by bees. Named after the small village on the...
A more golden flower than "Marshwood Lemon'. 50 x 60cm. Full sun to light shade in well drained soil. As for all x jamensis hybrids good for planting in pots.