Botanical Name -Salvia ‘Meigan’s Magic’
Common Name - Sage
Description –Meighan’s Magic makes a beautiful addition to the garden with summer through to winter flowering. A fabulous low ‘shrubby’ Salvia which has excellent tolerance of our hot, dry conditions. The flowers are visited by bees, birds and butterflies, especially in the late autumn and winter when food becomes scares. Tolerates moderate frosts and is drought hardy, very Waterwise once established. Partners well with Salvia Waverley and Magenta Magic. An Australian hybrid from South Australia with the parentage a cross with Anthony Parker.
Flower Time – The corolla is white in a purple/black calyx has a long blooming period from summer, autumn and into winter. The flowers have a bi-colour effect, admired by many gardeners.
Size - Grows to 80cm tall x 80cm wide.
Use – Salvia’s are very useful plants bringing colour to the garden. Quick growing shrubby Salvia which gives long-lasting colour for many months. Excellent addition to the mid perennial border. Ideal for mass plantings.
Position - Performs best when grown in full sun to part shade conditions.
Maintenance –Prune to thicken and you will be rewarded with a beautiful display. Apply a slow-release fertilizer after pruning in spring. Deadhead throughout the year to encourage more flowering. Cover the roots with mulch during winter for the cold and summer for the dry. Cut back hard once your frosts have finished in spring.
At a Glance
- Full sun to part shade
- Easy to grow
- Pollinator attracting
- Promise to flower