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  • sage
  • Eventual height: 0.45m
  • Eventual spread: 0.3m

Salvia × sylvestris 'Schneehügel'

sage

6 x 9cm pots £35.94 £23.96
6 x 9cm pots £35.94 £23.96
9cm pot £5.99
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This perennial dies back to below ground level each year in autumn, then fresh new growth appears again in spring.


  • 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

    Glowing white flowers crowd the upright, branching stems throughout the summer, and if dead-headed, may produce a second flush that often lasts well into autumn. Wonderful for adding vertical interest to beds and borders, the flowers are also very attractive to bees.

  • 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.

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