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SALVIA African Skies

African Skies is said to be a hybrid of S.chamelaeagnea (which has the similar robust foliage) and S. scabra. It is a highly floriferous form with many racemes of flowers per plant. Flowers are a pale lavender blue and continue from June – November. Ht 60cm Sp 60cm. Sturdy structure and small rough green leaves. Much hardier than other forms. Full sun. Well drained soil. Lightly prune only.


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Plant Details: SALVIA African Skies


Variety: African Skies

Common name: Autumn sage

Family: Lamiaceae

Origin: S. America

Flower colour: Blue, Mauve

Flower month: May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct

Foliage colour: Green

Hardy: Hardy

Soil type: Any soil

Aspect: Sun

Evergreen: Deciduous

Height: 60

Spread: 50

Flower type: Single

Foliage style: Dainty Foliage Habit

Leaf colour: Green

Suggested Container: Large Pots

Winter grow conditions: Outside

Web rating: Woottens rating 9/10

Special uses: Deer Proof, Bees, Marine

Pot Size: 9cm

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