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SPECIAL OFFER Species Salvia

This week we have three unusual species, new to Woottens, on offer for you.
All three originate from the areas of South America and are not commonly found at your local garden centre.

The collection comprises of one each of the following in 9cm pots for just £14.00 that’s 15% off

SALVIA leucocephala – White Headed Sage. Whorls of magenta red flowers from a white downy calyx. Very striking. Rounded very soft leaves with a subtle fragrance. Eventual Ht. 100cm Sp. 60cm. Full sun. Rich but well drained soil. Originates from Ecuador. (Pictured above)

SALVIA corrugata – Corrugated Sage. Short spires of Royal blue flowers from a black calyx. July-Nov. Dark green narrow leaves with silvery undersides. Originates from Ecuador & Peru. Eventual Ht. 100cm. Sp. 100cm. Full sun. Well drained but not bone-dry soil. (Pictured below left)

SALVIA leucantha – Mexican Bush Sage. Long spires of white flowers that emerge from a downy purple calyx. July-Oct. Long sage green leaves with a silvery underneath. Eventual Ht. 150cm Sp. 100cm. Sun or partial shade. Well drained but not bone-dry soil. (Pictured below right)

Many of the New World species and cultivars need a sunny spot in the garden and a good soil with ample drainage but not bone dry. They are vigorous and easy to grow although may need winter protection in colder areas.


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Plant Details: SPECIAL OFFER Species Salvia


Variety: Species Salvias

Common name: Sage

Family: Lamiaceae

Origin: South America

Flower colour: Blue, White, Red

Flower month: Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov

Foliage colour: Green, Silver

Hardy: Half Hardy

Soil type: Moist yet well drained soil

Aspect: Part Shade, Sun

Height: 100

Spread: 50

Flower type: Single

Winter grow conditions: Cold frame, Outside sheltered

Container Compost: Peat Substitute Compost

Web rating: Woottens Plants rating 9/10

Pot Size: 9cm

Special offer: Special Offers

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