Salvia nemorosa ‘Kate Glenn’
A beautiful hybrid by praised Victorian grower, David Glenn who named it for his daughter. This salvia has an early, yet long, flowering habbit. Salvia nemorosa ‘Kate Glenn’ produces rich pink-purple blooms held on long spikes through summer with repeats. A fine beauty but tough. Great for a border or containers.
Tough & easy performer
Salvia’s are generally easy to grow, care for and even propagate from. Additionally they bloom with abundance and are indefinitely useful in a huge range of different landscapes and situations. They are fast growing and quick to put on a performance, so there isn’t much waiting around to enjoy your new plants show. Their flowers are a good source of bird-attracting nectar and as a result bees and other pollinators just love them. Interesting tall but skinny blooms and fragrant foliage also provide a great but different cut flower.
Growing: Salvia nemorosa ‘Kate Glenn’
– Height with flowers: 30cm approx.
– Width: 20cm approx.
– Position: Full sun or Partial shade
– Soil: Preferably Well drained. A very adaptive plant, however it will not tolerate waterlogged soils.
– Fragrance: Aromatic foliage
– Frost: Hardy
– Growth: Evergreen Perennial
– Attracts: Birds, Bees as well as Butterflies
– Care: Easy care and low maintenance, mainly because it is so hardy. Should be dead-headed after flowers are spent. Additionally cut back to new growth late Winter.
– Deer & Rabbit resistant: A resistant plant to these pests as they don’t like the scent, Just like with culinary sage.
– Origin: Native to Central and South America, Eastern Asia, Central Asia as well as the Mediterranean.