(Salvia leucantha ‘Purple’)
Mexican Sage has a long flowering season which extends into winter. The plant has attractive greyish leaves and is an asset in the garden.
The velvet purple flowers form along the long stems from mid summer to late winter.
POSITION & USES
Grows best in a sunny position in a wide range of soil types. Use in a perennial bed or amongst low growing shrubs.
Prune to about 20cm above the ground when flowering finishes at the end of winter.
Regular applications of Seasol and PowerFeed in spring and summer 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 semi woody frame producing long arching stems that carry the colorful flowers.|
|Position||Full Sun, Light Frost.|