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  • salvia
  • Eventual height: 0.5m
  • Eventual spread: 0.7m

Stachys officinalis 'Hummelo'

salvia

RHS award of garden merit £5.99
Pot size 9cm pot
9cm pot
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  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: well-drained, moderately fertile soil
  • Rate of Growth: average
  • Flowering period: June to September
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    This is a clump-forming perennial, which is mainly grown for the rose-lavender flowers which appear in summer. These flowers are held on upright spikes above the rosettes of dark green leaves and act as a magnet for bees. It provides great groundcover which is ideal for filling gaps at the front of the border.

  • Garden care: Removing the spent flowers will encourage more to form and a light trim after flowering will help keep the plant tidy. Lift and divide large clumps in early spring.

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