Salvia - Plumosa

Backyard Garden perennials  


Salvia - Plumosa

The Salvia ‘Plumosa’, Salvia nemorosa, has glowing purple stems loaded with deep, double purple flowers that bloom from June to October. With its gray-green basal leaves and aromatic foliage, it makes an attractive accent all summer long. It has a plant height of 18” and a spread of 18-24” and stays in excellent compact form. Salvia ‘Plumosa’ should be planted in full sun in a moist well-drained area. To increase bloom time, it should be cut back after the first bloom. ‘Plumosa’ is a magnet for butterflies, bees and hummingbirds and is deer-resistant. It is hardy for container gardening and provides excellent cut flowers. Blooms look wonderful next to Sedum ‘Matrona’, Achillea 'Coronation Gold' and Saliva ‘Snow Hill’. ... more information

 

Bleeding Heart - Aurora The Bleeding Heart Aurora, 'Dicentra ‘Aurora’, is a fast-growing perennial with creamy white, heart-shaped flowers. The blooms look wonderful against its grayish foliage. Dicentra ‘Aurora’ has a plant height of 14” and a width of 20”. Dicentra should be planted in full sun but will tolerate morning shade. Do not let it dry out. Dicentra will bloom from May to September and is a major attractor to butterflies. ‘Aurora’ makes excellent cut flowers, in mass with groundcovers, or in potted containers.

Salvia - Plumosa