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

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The Plants

Salvia 'Royal Bumble'

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Photo of Salvia 'Royal Bumble'

£8.99

A striking plant to 75cm high, evergreen if not cut back by frost, with aromatic, glossy, deep-green leaves. Large, rich glowing-red flowers with purple-black calyces and stems, appear over a long period from late spring to autumn

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: 75cm

Eventual spread: 40cm

Positions

  • Sun

Aspects

  • South
  • West

Soil types

  • Sandy
  • Normal

Soil pH ranges

  • Acid
  • Neutral
  • Alkaline