Botanical Name - Salvia 'Waverley’
Common Name - Salvia
Description - A fabulous low ‘shrubby’ Salvia which has great tolerance of our hot, dry conditions. The flowers are predominately white with a ting of soft pink with a maroon/purple calyx. A stunning display loved by the birds and bees. Flowering for a long period, this is a great addition to your garden giving a mid-range plant for your perennial boarder. Partners well with Salvia Magenta Magic.
Flower Time Beautiful soft pink flowers, aging to white are contrasted by dark purple calyx and stems. Flowering for a very long period for most of the year especially late in the season.
Size Grows to 1m high x 1m 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. An excellent addition to the mid perennial boarder. Ideal for mass plantings.
Position - Performs best when grown full sun to part shade conditions.
Maintenance – Very hard though deep watering is recommended during extended dry periods. Apply a slow release fertilizer after pruning in spring. Dead head throughout the year to encourage more flowering. Tolerant of frosts of around -2oC, re shooting in spring. 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