(Salvia ‘Indigo Spires’)
A fabulous salvia that makes an impressive, large plant, flowering for many months.
The indigo-blue flowers cluster tightly along long stems from late spring to autumn and into winter in milder climates.
POSITION & USES
Grows best in a sunny position in soil that is not wet. Indigo Spires will tolerate considerable heat and dryness but will appreciate watering in hot, dry weather. Use at the back of a perennial border or with medium growing shrubs.
Easy to grow. Prune the plant to just above the ground when flowering finishes.
Regular applications of Seasol and Power Feed will keep it looking its best.
- Red can = Little water in hot, dry weather.
- Green can = Deep watering every few weeks in hot, dry weather.
- Blue can = Deep watering weekly in hot, dry weather.
Codes are a guide only and watering requirements will be affected by soil type, competition, mulching, wind and many other factors. Try to group plants with the same code in the one bed.
CAUTION: May be harmful if eaten.
|Plants Needed per Square Metre||1-2|
|Habit||A perennial plant with a woody rootstock that throws up many strong upright stems that carry the flowers.|
|Position||Full Sun, Heavy Frost.|