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  • Eventual height: 0.6m
  • Eventual spread: 0.4m

Salvia 'Royal Bumble'

sage

5 year guarantee RHS award of garden merit
9cm pot £5.99
9cm pot £5.99
3 × 9cm pots £17.97 £15.00
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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 light (with shade from hot sun)
  • Soil: well-drained
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: August to October
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Vibrant red flowers clothe the purple-flushed stems for several months from early summer putting on an eye-catching display in the border. Tolerant of coastal conditions and lightly dappled shade.

  • 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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