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

 

Coneflower - Purple Little Magnus The Coneflower 'Purple Little Magnus', Echinacea purpurea 'Little Magnus', one of the best coneflower dwarf varieties, is similar to it's big brother Magnus. It produces beautiful purle daisy-like flowers. The Purple Little Magnus blooms from July to September and is a major attractor to butterflies and bees and is a must for any perennial gardens. A great choice for cut flowers, adding a wilderness look to your garden, it is a definite must. Not only is it a prized perennial for many gardeners, but also a potent medicine. It has been reported that Cone Flowers increase immune function, reduces the effects of colds and flu’s, fights off viral, bacterial and fungal infections and purify the blood and flush waste from the lymphatic system.

Salvia - Plumosa