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’. ... details

 

Oriental Poppy - Champagne Bubbles The Oriental Poppy 'Champagne Bubbles Group','Paver oriental 'Champagne Bubbles', is a hardy perennial with a profusion of blooms. This easily manageable plant has fuzzy bluish green foliage with a mix of flowers: orange, yellow, salmon, gold, coral and white. 'Champagne Bubbles' needs to be planted in full sun, in a moist but well drained area. It has a plant height and width of 24" and blooms from May until July. Poppies are best used as cut flowers, as a border plant and as underplantings to larger, late flowering perennials. Avoid planting in wide open spaces.

Salvia - Plumosa