Salvia or Sage
Lovely perennials that are a must have in the garden, once you have had one you will find that you come back for more. They have lovely whorls of flowers that have a very long flowering season. They bare green foliage that can be scented.
Another tip on the salvias is that they are known to taste good in food and they are also thought that they hold healing properties that will keep you feeling well and healthy.
Where To Site Your Salvia
These beauties look fab planted in herb / veg gardens. Or just part of mixed flower borders. They should be planted front to the middle of the border as not to hide their lovely smells.
They are great for attractive butterflies / bees and other friendly insects into the garden.
How To Grow Salvia
Plant in well drained soil, ideally in full sun.
dead head any spent flowers throughout the flowering period, this will encourage new blooms to come through.
We do suggest that in the winter you do trim them back and some varieties will need a mulch with either bark or compost