Salvia 'Ember's Wish'

Salvia ‘Ember’s Wish’

Salvia

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
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Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Salvia 'Ember's Wish'
  • Common name: Salvia
  • Family: Lamiaceae
  • Plant Type: Perennial
Flower colour:

Orange

Red

Foliage colour:

Green

Salvia ‘Ember’s Wish’ is an orange-flowered sport of ‘Wendy’s Wish’. It bears tall flower spikes throughout summer, in contrast to grey-green foliage. It’s ideal for growing in a sunny, herbaceous border, where it will complement a variety of other flower colours, and it may be used to quickly fill gaps.

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Grow Salvia ‘Ember’s Wish’ in a sunny, sheltered site in well-drained soil. Cut back spikes immediately after flowering to promote a second flush. Stake from late-spring to prevent the spikes from flopping over. Although hardy, plants benefit from a mulch in autumn and may need more protection in colder regions.

How to grow Salvia 'Ember's Wish'

  • Plant size

    75cm height

    65cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Sun exposure: Full sun
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Acidic / chalky / alkaline / well drained / light / sandy

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

Do Plant in May

Do Plant in June

Do not Plant in July

Do not Plant in August

Do not Plant in September

Do not Plant in October

Do not Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Divide
Divide

Do not Divide in January

Do not Divide in February

Do not Divide in March

Do not Divide in April

Do not Divide in May

Do not Divide in June

Do not Divide in July

Do not Divide in August

Do not Divide in September

Do not Divide in October

Do Divide in November

Do not Divide in December

Take cuttings
Take cuttings

Do not Take cuttings in January

Do not Take cuttings in February

Do not Take cuttings in March

Do not Take cuttings in April

Do not Take cuttings in May

Do not Take cuttings in June

Do Take cuttings in July

Do not Take cuttings in August

Do not Take cuttings in September

Do not Take cuttings in October

Do not Take cuttings in November

Do not Take cuttings in December

Prune
Prune

Do not Prune in January

Do not Prune in February

Do not Prune in March

Do not Prune in April

Do not Prune in May

Do not Prune in June

Do not Prune in July

Do Prune in August

Do not Prune in September

Do not Prune in October

Do Prune in November

Do not Prune in December

Salvia 'Ember's Wish' and wildlife

Salvia 'Ember's Wish' is known for attracting bees. It has nectar/pollen rich flowers.

Attractive to Bees

Does not attract Beneficial insects

Does not attract Birds

Does not attract Butterflies​/​Moths

Does not attract Other pollinators

Is Salvia 'Ember's Wish' poisonous?

Salvia 'Ember's Wish' has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People