(Salvia splendens ‘Ellie’)
Appealing flowers of a pretty coral-pink shade. Easy to grow and almost always in flower in the warmer climates.
Attractive coral pink flowers in 10 cm head that cover the bush for most of the year.
POSITION & USES
Plant in mass in a large cottage bed or as an edging plant along a path for a colourful year-round display. Enjoys warm sunny areas preferably in a coastal or airy location. Any well drained soil is suitable.
Prune off spent flowers to encourage re-flowering. A medium prune in late summer will help it keep its shape.
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||4-5|
|Habit||A soft stemmed shrubby Salvia that matures in the first season.|
|Position||Full Sun, Moderate Frost.|