Salvia nemorosa Rose Queen

£6.50

Stiffly upright spikes are densely packed with deep pink buds, which open to rose pink flowers from midsummer. A valuable addition to the herbaceous border or gravel garden, where its long flowering period will provide an abundance of colour, while its erect habit will create vertical interest. Salvia are excellent, easy-to-grow plants for a summer show of intense colour. Salvia perform best in full sun. A real heat lover; they respond well to shearing after blooming to prompt fresh foliage and blooms.

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Product Description

 

‘Rose Queen’ is a bushy Salvia, boasting lots of flower spikes with closely packed vivid, rose pink flowers that open from dark reddish-pink buds, with neat, green foliage smelling of sage. Bees will flock to this low maintenance plant. To get the best display from July into September, cut out faded stems regularly to kick start unflowered stems.A delicious combination of colour, vertical form and scent, this delicate looking plant is actually very tough and hardy. A staple ingredient of any cottage garden, it also makes a good choice for a gravel garden or planted in containers around a sunny terrace. This plant will grow in any fairly fertile soil, with some richness and moisture, in full sun or partial shade.

Position: Full sun

Soil: Moist ,well drained soil

Rate of growth: Moderate

Flowering period: July to September

Hardiness: Hardy

Pot size: 9cm

Eventual height & spread: 60cm x 60cm