Salvia 'Purple Majesty'
salvia 'Purple Majesty'
'Purple Majesty' is an erect perennial to 90cm tall, with ovate leaves and loose spikes, to 30cm long, of deep violet-purple flowers 2.5cm long, with dark calyces, opening in late summer and early autumn
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Ultimate height0.5–1 metres
Time to ultimate height2–5 years
Ultimate spread0.1–0.5 metres
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Colour & scent
- Full sun
South–facing or West–facing
- Native to the UK
Salvia can be annuals, biennials, herbaceous or evergreen perennials, or shrubs. They have paired, simple or pinnately lobed, often aromatic leaves and 2-lipped flowers in whorls, forming simple or branched spikes or racemes
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How to grow
Grow in any well-drained soil in full sun with shelter from cold winds. Protect from excessive winter wet
Propagate by softwood cuttings in spring
Suggested planting locations and garden types
- Cottage and informal garden
- City and courtyard gardens
- Wall side borders
- Flower borders and beds
Remove faded flower stems to tidy
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