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Salvia patens 'Dot's Delight'


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Plant type

Tender perennial

Flower colour





Half hardy

Skill level


Salvia patens 'Dot's Delight'

Plant details

Making a fine show of rich blue flowers, this salvia makes a big impact in cottage and formal gardens. It can either be grown outside in a sheltered spot with extremely free-draining soil. Alternatively lift in the autumn and keep in a pot in the green house or conservatory, until the spring. It can be propagated easily from cuttings taken in late-summer and grown on over the winter months in a warm greenhouse.

Family: Lamiaceae

Genus: Salvia

Species: patens

Cultivar: Dot's Delight

Plant type: Tender perennial

Flower colour: Blue

Feature: Flowers

Sun exposure: Full sun

Soil: Well-drained/light, Moist

Hardiness: Half hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 60cm

Spread: 45cm

Time to plant seeds: March to May

Time to take cuttings: August to September

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