Salvia Royal Bumble

Height 80cm
Spread 1m
Full sun
Dry Tolerant
Coastal
Botanical Name: Salvia x jamensis Royal Bumble

Variety Profile

  • A lengthy and dramatic display of glowing crimson blooms encased in contrasting black calyces.
  • A fast growing, dry tolerant hybrid.
  • Strong, bushy variety with glossy foliage - ideal for mid border positions.
  • Attracts bird life and pollinators.
  • Tolerant of both coastal conditions and lightly shaded areas.

Cultural Care

Grows well in most soil types which are well draining.
Dry and frost tolerant once established. Prune after a heavy flowering flush to encourage faster re-bloom and to maintain a neat habit.
Apply a slow release fertiliser in spring to improve overall vigour.

Plant Uses

  • Fast results for new gardens.
  • Lengthy colour for mixed borders.
  • Large containers or general garden use.

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