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baby sage 'Pink Blush'
Salvia greggii 'Blush Pink' Salvia microphylla var. neurepia 'Pink Blush'
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
'Pink Blush' is a bushy, spreading sub-shrub with neat, ovate leaves and short terminal racemes of two-lipped, purplish-rose flowers with bright red-purple lower lips, in late summer and autumn
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing
MoistureMoist but well-drained, Well-drained
SoilSand, Loam, Chalk
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in light, moderately fertile, well-drained soil. Needs sheltered position but usually overwinters if given full sun and good drainage. Drought tolerant and attractive to pollinating insects
Propagate by basal cuttings or softwood cuttings in spring or early summer or semi-hardwood cuttings in late summer or autumn with bottom heat
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Wall-side Borders Drought Resistant
Mediterranean Climate Plants Coastal City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden Gravel Garden Patio & Container Plants
Pruning Pruning group 9 in spring, deadhead to prolong flowering
Pests Leaves may be damaged by slugs, snails and leafhoppers
Generally disease free
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