Salvia nemerosa Caradonna (Sage)
- Usually Flowers : June, July, August
Compact plant with aromatic, grey-green leaves. Stunning display of violet-blue flowers on black-purple stems. June to August. Ht.40cm.(16in.). Grow in sun and fertile, moist, well-drained soil. Good for borders, containers, bees and butterflies.
Salvia x jamensis Hot Lips (Sage)
- Usually Flowers : June, July, August, September, October
Shrubby-like plant with small, aromatic leaves. Masses of unique flowers open red then mature to two-toned scarlet-red and white. June to October. Ht.50cm.(20in.). Grow in full sun and moist, well-drained soil. Deciduous. Drought tolerant but needs shelter from extreme cold. Good for bees and butterflies. Useful in borders or containers.
Salvia x sylvestris Viola Klose (Sage)
- Usually Flowers : May, June, July, August, September
Compact clumps of mid-green, aromatic leaves. Spikes of hooded, rich, dark blue flowers. May to September. Ht.50cm.(20in.). Grow in full sun or part shade and well-drained soil. Good for front of borders and containers. Excellent for bees and butterlies.