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Salvia microphylla - baby sage

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Cold-hardy flowering sage to fill your mixed borders - and attract heaps of beneficial pollinators to your vegetable garden. Flowers are small, abundant, usually clear red to a warm dusty rose, but colour may vary slightly.

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Salvia microphylla - baby sage, blackcurrant sage

DESCRIPTION: Herbaceous summer-flowering shrubby perennial; tiny grey-green leaves with a faint scent of blackcurrant; and red tubular flowers until first frosts. Attracts bird life, butterflies and bees to your garden.
USE IN: Cottage style gardens, mixed beds and borders, wildlife gardens, kitchen gardens.
PLANTING: Plant in a full sun to partly shaded position in the garden, in rich well drained soil. Mulch and water regularly until the plant is established, usually around 12 weeks. Water weekly in dry climates. Cold hardy to -5C or more.
CARE: Clip over after flowering, to encourage fresh growth and a perhaps a repeat flowering. Cut it hard back in early spring. Fertilise in spring using a slow release fertiliser, give an extra boost during the summer heat using eco-seaweed. May come through a light 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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