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Salvia lavandulifolia (Salvia)

Type Herbaceous flower, Deciduous, Ground cover, Flowering
Form Low Growing or Spreading Plant
Size Medium Border Plant (50-180cm height)
Colours Dark blue Flowers (Summer), Medium green Foliage
Care Some Maintenance Required - Tough Plant
Hardiness Frost hardy, Drought Tolerant, Seaside Friendly
Growth Fast Growing Plant
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Salvia lavandulifolia - Cultivation Notes

This hardy Salvia requires a sheltered warm location in full sun. Tolerating hot dry conditions and flourishing on any decent free draining garden soil including chalky or sandy soils. Dead head / trim after flowering to encourage second autumnal flush of bloom and trim to shape in autumn in necessary.

Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Salvia lavandulifolia:

  • Sun loving drought tolerant plant
  • All round tough plant suitable for problem areas
  • Suitable for container growing
  • Suitable for exposed coastal planting
  • Tolerates full sun and sandy, drought-prone soils

Design & Plant Use for Salvia lavandulifolia:

  • Summer flowering herbaceous plant suitable for border planting
  • Low growing ground cover planting on dry chalky soils

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