Every purchase supports the work of the RHS Every purchase supports the work of the RHS
  • Balkan clary
  • Eventual height: 0.5m
  • Eventual spread: 0.3m

Salvia nemorosa 'Caradonna'

Balkan clary

RHS award of garden merit Perfect for pollinators £5.99
Pot size 9cm pot
9cm pot
3 × 9cm pots
Quantity

  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: light, moderately fertile, humus-rich, moist but well- drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: June to October
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Above the compact mound of aromatic, grey-green foliage, purple-black stems arise from early summer bearing rich, violet-blue flowers. A vibrant and long-flowering addition to the border, they look spectacular when planted with rich plums and pinks as well as smokey purples.

  • Garden care: To prolong flowering remove the flower spikes as soon they start to fade. Apply a generous 5-7cm (2-3in) mulch of well-rotted garden compost or manure around the base of the plant in spring.

Share

Goes well with...

  • Terracotta arc pot
    Terracotta arc pot
    £59.99 £50.99 Buy
  • Artemisia ludoviciana Silver Queen
    Artemisia ludoviciana 'Silver Queen'
    £9.99 Buy