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Salvia discolor - black sage

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For connoisseurs of the unusual, this dramatic little sage's silvery-white soft leaves, jet-black tubular flowers, and blackcurrant scent will definitely appeal. Needs better soil than other tougher, less fussy salvias, but worth it.

Salvia discolor - black sage, silverleaf sage

DESCRIPTION: Airy open salvia from Peru ,with almost white soft silvery foliage, blackcurrant-scented, in sharp contrast to the deep purple-black tubular flowers.
USE IN: Cottage style gardens, mixed beds and borders, wildlife gardens, pots and tubs.
PLANTING: Plant in full sun to part shade or dappled shade. Will tolerate most soil types but grows best on moist, well-drained loam. Mulch and water regularly until the plant is established, usually around 12 weeks.
CARE:  Fertilise regularly with Powerfeed to keep it looking its best. An annual prune in early spring will help. Protect from frost.
HEIGHT & WIDTH:  50cm-1m H x 50cm-1m W.
YOUR PLANTS: These are tube-stock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80 mm x 42 mm wide.

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