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Salvia farinacea ‘Alba’

For sale by Gareth Davies

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Salvia 'Amistad' is an exceptionally beautiful new variety. Exquisite rich purple flowers are carried on tall, near-black stems above a mound of lush green foliage. With regular deadheading, this magnificent hardy perennial can bloom almost continuously from May right through to October, attracting a host of bees and butterflies throughout the season. Ornamental Sage has long been a stalwart of cottage garden borders, and this one is no exception. Perfect for exotic planting schemes and wildlife

Salvia farinacea ‘Alba’ | Blaenavon, Pontypool, Torfaen, NP4
Salvia farinacea ‘Alba’ | Blaenavon, Pontypool, Torfaen, NP4
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0.45 litres

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Plant Finder: about Salvia farinacea ‘Alba’

Common names

Blue salvia, Sage


Salvia farinacea ‘Alba’ (Blue salvia). This moderately fast-growing, upright annual has lance-shaped, medium green leaves. In mid summer, there are spikes of white flowers.


Some species will tolerate only light frosts, but some of the perennials are more frost-hardy. They will grow well when planted in full sun in well drained light soil with adequate watering in the summer.

Interest and use

Border, mixed bed, fragrance

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Salvia farinacea ‘Alba’ | Blaenavon, Pontypool, Torfaen, NP4 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHalf hardy (min 0°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Light, Sandy
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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Blaenavon, Pontypool, Torfaen, NP4
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