Salvia Heatwave Glimmer

Salvia x jamensis ‘Heatwave Glimmer’

Salvia

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Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

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Plant does flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does flower in October

Plant does flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Salvia x jamensis 'Heatwave Glimmer'
  • Common name: Salvia
  • Family: Lamiaceae
  • Plant Type: Perennial
Flower colour:

Peach

White

Foliage colour:

Green

Perennial sages are worth their weight in gold in ornamental borders, thanks to their summer-long displays of spiky, nectar-rich flowers.

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Salvia x jamensis ‘Heatwave Glimmer’ is a compact, scented, bushy plant, with pale, creamy blooms that emerge from deep purple calyces. ‘Heatwave Glimmer’ is perfect for planting near a bench or path, or in container, where the aromatic foliage and flowers can be fully appreciated. The flowers are extremely attractive bees and other pollinators.

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For best results grow Salvia x jamensis ‘Heatwave Glimmer’ in well-drained soil in full sun. Plants may need protection in extreme winters. Regularly deadhead spent blooms to encourage further flowers.

How to grow Salvia 'Heatwave glimmer'

  • Plant size

    75cm height

    90cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Front, middle

  • Sun exposure: Full sun
  • Hardiness: Half hardy
  • Soil type: 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 not 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 flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Divide
Divide

Do not Divide in January

Do not Divide in February

Do Divide in March

Do Divide in April

Do 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 not 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 Take cuttings in May

Do 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 not Prune in August

Do Prune in September

Do Prune in October

Do not Prune in November

Do not Prune in December

Salvia 'Heatwave glimmer' and wildlife

Salvia 'Heatwave Glimmer' is known for attracting bees and butterflies​/​moths. It has nectar/pollen rich flowers.

Attractive to Bees

Does not attract Beneficial insects

Does not attract Birds

Attractive to Butterflies​/​Moths

Does not attract Other pollinators

Is Salvia 'Heatwave glimmer' poisonous?

Salvia 'Heatwave Glimmer' 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

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