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’. ... find out more

 

Hosta - Sum It Up The Hosta Sum It Up, Hosta 'Sum It Up', is a variegated sport of the popular hosta Sum & Substance. It has large, deeply veined, green leaves with gold outlining each leaf. The lavender flowers of this hosta appear in mid summer, however hosta’s are not known for their flowers. Hosta’s provide bright color in shade with wonderful foliage and Sum It Up is no exception. Sum It Up will handle partial sun or shade and should be planted in any moist, well-drained spot. This low care perennial is ideal for shady spots, tubs and patio pots, and is one of the most popular landscape plants. A great choice for any beginner gardener.

Salvia - Plumosa