Another beautiful Salvia that has deepest magenta pink flowers from late spring. Deadheading prolongs the flowering time. Sun or part shade. Highly fragrant and winter dormant.
Younger but choice woodland plants to 55 cms. Divided, ferny foliage. Slender, elegant spikes bear nodding, opalescent flowers that are white with ametheyst/violet. Humus-rich, semi-shaded, moist but well drained soil. Winter dormant.
(Canton fairy bells). 1 -1.5 metres in height. Dark purple stems and dusky purple leaves. Small, bell-shaped, pale ellow flowers late spring. Showy, purple berries in autumn. Clump forming. Winter dormant.
Seldom seen in New Zealand. 30-60 cms in height. The 1-1.5 in flowers grow in whorls on an inflorescence about 30 cms long. The name castanea, which means 'chestnut coloured', refers to the purplish-maroon flowers. Summer flowering. Sun. Winter dormant.
To 20 cms. Pretty rosy-pink flower spikes. Dwarf low growing habit. suits rockery, front of border. Sun, well drained soil. Drought resistant once established. Attracts butterflies and bees. Winter dormant.