Salvia Royal Bumble

Vibrant cherry red flowers from mid summer, attract bees to the garden, and contrast wonderfully with the purple flushed stems.

Month Available: May

Evergreen / Deciduous: Deciduous

Flower Colour: Red

Suitable For Wildlife: Bees

Soil Type: Well-drained

Sun/Shade: Full sun

Season of Interest: Spring, Summer

Flower/Foliage/Berries: Flowers

Plant Type: Perennial

Hardy: Fully

Main Attribute: Mid summer to autumn flowering.

Height / Spread: 60cm x 40cm (24in x 16in)

I find this thrives in my garden as long as it is not planted in the heat of the sun.

Where to Plant: Borders

Pests and Diseases: Capsid Bug, Red Spider Mite, Whitefly

Plant Care: Remove flower spikes as they fade to prolong flowering.

Care and Time: Medium - summer

Warning: None

Benefits: Bright flower colour, interesting foliage, ideal for mixed borders.

History: This is greggii species of Salvia which naturally thrive in rocky soils.

EU Rights: N/A

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