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01403 740100

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The Plant Company
Coolham Road
West Chiltington
Pulborough
West Sussex
RH20 2LH

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The Plants

Salvia 'Hot Lips'

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Photo of Salvia 'Hot Lips'

£8.99

A bushy plant, about 100 x 100cm, evergreen if not cut back by frost, with small, ovate, aromatic green leaves. Flowers are borne in loose terminal racemes, red in midsummer, bicolored red and white in July and August, sometimes completely white when the days shorten. Very floriferous in all its colour stages, continuing to the first frost

Type

  • Perennials

Foliage: Deciduous

Hardiness: Half hardy

Vigour: Fast growing

Uses

  • Beds and borders
  • Cottage style garden
  • Contemporary style garden
  • Containers
  • Mediterranean style garden

Special features

  • Attractive to wildlife
  • Low maintenance
  • Attractive to bees
  • Autumn interest
  • Scented foliage

Care instructions

Grow in any well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade in a sheltered position. This plant is slightly tender, becoming more hardy as it ages. May need support. Remove faded flowers to encourage repeat blooming, or simply cut back hard after flowering is finished. Cut down to the ground in late autumn.

Dimensions

Size: Medium

Pot size: 2 litre

Eventual height: 100cm

Eventual spread: 100cm

Positions

  • Sun

Aspects

  • South
  • West

Soil types

  • Sandy
  • Normal

Soil pH ranges

  • Acid
  • Neutral
  • Alkaline