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Salvia nemerosa Lyrical™ Silvertone


Perennial Sage

USDA Zone: 4-9

Plant number: 1.468.650


(='Balyricsil') The Perennial Sages are invaluable perennials for their rich display in the border. Plants form a bushy clump of grey-green leaves, with upright spikes appearing in early summer, attractive to both butterflies and hummingbirds. This outstanding selection from the ‘Lyrical’ Series is the only bicolour S. nemerosa with flowers of deep blue with silver edging. Nice compact habit. Remove faded flowers to encourage repeat blooming, or simply cut back hard after flowering is finished. Plants are reasonably drought tolerant, once established. Excellent for cutting. Clumps may be easily divided in early spring, every 3 to 4 years. USPP#23310: unlicensed propagation prohibited. Registered with COPF.

Further details for
Salvia nemerosa Lyrical™ Silvertone

Optimal Growing Conditions

Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
  Clay
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Average or
  Dry or
  Moist
Care Level
  Easy
Appearance and Characteristics

Flower Colour
  Deep Blue
  White
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Mid Summer
Foliage Color
  Grey Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Attracts Butterflies
  Attracts Hummingbirds
  Border
  Containers
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Drought Tolerant
  Edging
  Rabbit Resistant
  Massed
Flower Head Size
  Large
Height
   55-60 cm
   21-23 inches
Spread
   55-60 cm
   21-23 inches
Foot Traffic
   None

Growth Rate
   Medium













Salvia nemerosa Lyrical™ Silvertone


Perennial Sage

USDA Zone: 4-9

Plant number: 1.468.650


(='Balyricsil') The Perennial Sages are invaluable perennials for their rich display in the border. Plants form a bushy clump of grey-green leaves, with upright spikes appearing in early summer, attractive to both butterflies and hummingbirds. This outstanding selection from the ‘Lyrical’ Series is the only bicolour S. nemerosa with flowers of deep blue with silver edging. Nice compact habit. Remove faded flowers to encourage repeat blooming, or simply cut back hard after flowering is finished. Plants are reasonably drought tolerant, once established. Excellent for cutting. Clumps may be easily divided in early spring, every 3 to 4 years. USPP#23310: unlicensed propagation prohibited. Registered with COPF.

Further details for
Salvia nemerosa Lyrical™ Silvertone

Optimal Growing Conditions

Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
  Clay
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Average or
  Dry or
  Moist
Care Level
  Easy
Appearance and Characteristics

Flower Colour
  Deep Blue
  White
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Mid Summer
Foliage Color
  Grey Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Attracts Butterflies
  Attracts Hummingbirds
  Border
  Containers
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Drought Tolerant
  Edging
  Rabbit Resistant
  Massed
Flower Head Size
  Large
Height
   55-60 cm
   21-23 inches
Spread
   55-60 cm
   21-23 inches
Foot Traffic
   None

Growth Rate
   Medium