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Scientific Name: Salvia leucantha 'purple'

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Salvia leucantha 'purple'


  • Perennial
  • Hardy ornamental with soft purple velvety flowers.
  • Can be grown as a border, to line pathways, informal hedges, as a mass planting, mixed with other perennials to form a lovely cottage garden or in container gardens and pots.
  • Full sun.
  • Remove spent flower spikes to encourage repeat flowering.
  • Fertilise when planting and in spring.
  • Frost & coastal tolerant.
  • Low water requirements once established.
  • Easy to grow, low maintenance.
  • Good cut flower.
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