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Balkan clary ( Salvia 'East Friesland' )

Salvia nemorosa 'Ostfriesland'

Balkan clary ( Salvia 'East Friesland' )

£9.99
Availability: in stock 2 litre pot

Product description

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

    Slender spires of intense violet-blue flowers from July to September above clumps of wrinkled, mid-green leaves. This compact form of salvia is perfect for adding a splash of colour at the front of a well- drained herbaceous border or gravel garden. Coping well in sun or light dappled shade, the violet-blue blooms are a magnet for butterflies and 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.

“Violet-blue spikes on soft, sage-green foliage on a short plant”

Val Bourne - Garden Writer