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 info

 

Veronica - Blue Streak The Veronica Blue Streak, 'Veronica spicata', is an easy to grow perennial that adds beauty to any garden. This Veronica produces wonderful spikes of lavender blue flowers that bloom from June till September. With its brilliant green foliage, it has a plant height of 18” and a spread of 18-24”. ‘Blue Streak’ needs a full sun area with well-drained soil. Deadhead the flowers after the first bloom to prolong its bloom time. Veronica can be used as a ground cover, in mass plantings or along borders. Try ‘Blue Streak’ with Hemerocallis ‘Stella de Oro’ or Veronica ‘White Icicles’. Veronica is great for the first time gardener plus it is deer resistant. PPAF.

Salvia - Plumosa