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Salvia x jamensis - 'Hot Lips' (Salvia)

Salvia x jamensis - 'Hot Lips' (Salvia)
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Type Herbaceous flower, Deciduous, Flowering
Form Spreading arching
Size Low Border / Edging / Ground Cover Plant (up to 50cm height)
Colours Red Flowers (Summer), Light green Foliage
Care Regular Maintenance Required
Hardiness Half hardy, Drought Tolerant, Tender Exotic
Growth Medium Growing Plant
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Salvia x jamensis - Cultivation Notes

This tender Salvia requires a sheltered location in full sun, and may not survive a cold winter unless it is lifted and over wintered under cold glass. Salvia's require a well drained soil, flourishing on chalky or sandy soils. 45cm tall x 30cm. Expect this plant to self seed within the garden.

Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Salvia x jamensis:

  • Sun loving drought tolerant plant
  • Suitable for container growing

Weaknesses of Salvia x jamensis

  • Tender exotic suitable only for very mild areas
  • Will not tolerate exposed, cold or hot and sunny locations

Design & Plant Use for Salvia x jamensis:

  • Summer flowering herbaceous plant suitable for border planting
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