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Salvia pratensis

Meadow clary

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Key information

Plant type

Hardy perennial

Flower colour

Violet

Feature

Flowers

Hardiness

Hardy

Skill level

Beginner

photo by Thomas Alamy, copyright GAP Photos (256893)

Plant details

Meadow clary is a sturdy perennial that's easy to grow. It produces long spikes with masses of flowers. The claw-shaped blooms are usually violet and always buzzing with bees. The stems are slightly sticky and hairy. The mid-green leaves are toothed and wrinkled. This plant can become quite woody at the base. To propagate, sow seeds in spring.

Family: Lamiaceae

Genus: Salvia

Species: pratensis

Plant type: Hardy perennial

Flower colour: Violet

Foliage colour: Mid-green

Feature: Flowers

Sun exposure: Full sun

Soil: Well-drained/light, Moist

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 90cm

Spread: 30cm

Time to plant seeds: March to April


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