Mexican Salvia 'Velour Pink'

Mexican Salvia 'Velour Pink'

Treasured landscape plants.

 
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Salvia ‘Velour Pink’ is a late season stunner, the soft pink flowers open from silver velvet calyxes in their hundreds for many months. Water wise and fast to establish and grow with impressive size.

The gorgeous flowers of Salvia leuchantha, commonly known as Mexican Sage bloom reliably and for a long time. They are easy care and very hardy. I am not sure we could sing their praises loudly enough! Neither can the beneficial birds and insects that adore the blooms.

These well branched sub shrubs* have big blooming power and aromatic foliage. A lovely choice for beds and borders. It can even grow in pots. The stems are long and decorative and can be added to cut flower arrangements.

Grow Salvia leucantha in a sunny location in well drained soil. Salvias are dry tolerant once established and look wonderful in beds, borders, coastal or dry gardens. They have vigorous growth and are low maintenance. They are fairly frost tolerant but young plants may be damaged, if you have heavy frosts (-5C or more) it might be ideal to wait until spring for planting.

* A sub shrub is a woody based perennial. It remains above ground year round and should be pruned back after flowering or in early spring to maintain vigour and allow fresh new growth to shine.


Supplied as: Pots
Size: 10 cm

Code

SALPV

Botantical name

Salvia leucantha

Height

70-100cm

Width

70-100cm

Flowers

Spring to Autumn

Climate

Cool to Sub-Tropical

Availability

Australia wide

Frost hardiness

Fully Hardy

Aspect

Full Sun to Semi Shade

Supplied as

Pots

Size

10 cm

Water needs

1