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Salvia microphylla 'Bordeaux' (2 x 16cm pots) 5 - 10 cm


From Middleton Nurseries


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Why We Love It

Add vibrancy and fabulousness to your garden with this intensely coloured salvia.

An easy-care member of the mint family it will be loved by pollinators and look spectacular planted in a group dotted throughout a flower bed or popped into a pot.

Provided you find this plant a sunny spot it’ll enjoy a long season and as a perennial will brighten your garden year after year.

The luscious pout of Salvia microphylla ‘Bordeaux’s flowers has us swooning.

The deep cerise flowers and aromatic leaves are seriously hard to beat.

Your box will contain 2 x 16cm pots of salvia joy.

Planting Calendar

Plant in March, April, May, June, July, August.

Planting and Care

Salvias like full sun, but will tolerate partial shade.

They prefer well-drained soil.

In fact, salvias thrive in poor soil and can take quite a lot of neglect.

Official advice is to plant salvias 1 to 2 feet apart, but we’ve also found that a group planted closer together can survive well and look stunning.

Into the Ground

  • Water the ground well, then make a small hole in the soil a little larger than the pot your salvia comes in.
  • Carefully remove the plant from its pot, gently loosen its roots with your fingers, and place it into the hole.
  • ‘Back fill’ soil around it and pat until your salvia is firmly tucked in.
  • Give it one last water for luck.

Into a Pot

Salvias do very well in pots.

  • Plant in good quality container compost, adding horticultural grit, or placing bits of broken pot/ stones in the bottom to ensure good drainage.

Product Specifications

FeaturesHardy, Wildlife friendly
Current Height5 - 10 cm
Eventual Height100 cm
Eventual Spread70 cm
LocationBorder or bed, Terrace or balcony
Planting timeSpring, Summer
Effort LevelLooks after itself
Botanic NameSalvia microphylla 'Bordeaux'
Flower ColourRed
Units per Pack2
Indoor / OutdoorOutdoor
Height25 cm
Code: SPRTL103816


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