WE'RE STILL OPEN! Due to high demand please allow 21 working days for delivery
Salvia Amethyst Lips
Salvia Amethyst Lips
Salvia Amethyst Lips
Salvia Amethyst Lips
Salvia Amethyst Lips
Share:

Salvia 'Amethyst Lips'

A truly beautiful patio plant with masses of vibrant, colouful flowers.
Salvia 'Amethyst Lips' - Rating
  4 Customer Reviews     Read Reviews
  • Amazing two-tone flowers - half purple and half white - all summer long.
  • Colour changing depending on the weather.
  • Neat, bushy hardy perennial, grows to about 100cm tall and spread.
  • Easy to grow in pots or garden borders, best results in full sun.
  • Supplied as 3 x established plants in 9cm pots, ready to plant straight out.

Product options:

3 x 9cm Pots
Item: 560621
£9.99
3 x 9cm Pots - Item: 560621
DEAL PRICE £9.99
RRP £12.99
Save: £3.00 - 23%
-
+
ADD TO BASKET
ADD TO BASKET
Key Points
Full Product Details

Product Information

New for 2019, this delightful perennial salvia is closely related to the much-admired 'Hot Lips', and similarly produces an abundance of eye-catching, bicoloured (or sometimes solid) purple and white flowers throughout the summer.

An unusual and very pretty hardy member of the sage family, Amethyst Lips is a great 'doer' and will look incredible in a patio pot or in a sunny border!

The bright, two-tone flowers will light up your garden in purple and white, from early summer to the first frosts in October, in a wonderful 5-month display. As a bonus, the leaves are lightly scented too which only adds to the appeal of this charming plant.

This salvia is winter hardy and will die back underground in the autumn only to burst into life again with fresh new growth each spring. In cooler summers, you will get whiter flowers, and in hot ones you will get lots of purple.

This Salvia is really easy to care for and flowers prolifically with minimal care perfect for beginners!

What Is Supplied

Item 560621 supplied as:
Supplied as 3 x established plants in 9cm pots, ready to plant straight out.

Plant Care Information

Scented / Fragrant
Scented / Fragrant
Perfect In Pots
Perfect In Pots
Plant In Sunshine
Plant In Sunshine
Winter Hardy
Winter Hardy
Easy To Grow
Easy To Grow

Top Tips

To prolong flowering remove the flower spikes as soon as the blooms start to fade.

Care Information

Planting Advice for Salvia 'Amethyst Lips':

  • Salvias grow best in well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade, avoid excessively exposed areas and waterlogged soils.
  • Before planting, prepare the soil by digging over and removing any weeds. Incorporate some well-rotted manure to enrich the soil if necessary.
  • When planting a number of perennials, arrange them on the surface so you can see how they will look before planting.
  • Individually knock out each plant from its container. Look at the roots if they are circling around the compost, it is best to tease them out. To do this, push your fingers into the rootball along the bottom edge and pull. Do this in a couple of places. This should encourage the roots to spread into the surrounding soil.
  • Next use a trowel or spade to create a hole just deep and wide enough to set in the rootball.
    The aim is to bury just the roots, leaving the bases of the stems (when in growth in summer) or the shoots (in spring) above ground.
  • Firm back around the soil, using your hand for small clumps and your heel on larger areas.
    Water in well to settle the soil and prevent desiccation.

Aftercare advice for Amethyst Lips:

  • Feed and water regularly until plants are fully established.
  • Although perennial, this Amethyst Lips will require some winter protection outdoors in the form of a straw mulch and if growing it in containers, move to a cold greenhouse or conservatory to prevent the cold from penetrating to the roots.
  • In spring, apply a generous 5-7cm (2-3in) mulch of well-rotted garden compost or manure around the base of the plant


Pruning Advice for Salvia:

  • Prune lightly in late spring when new growth appears to remove dead stems and to maintain a bushy shape

Planting/Flowering Calendar

Best Time To Plant
When Your Plant Will Flower
When Your Plant Will Fruit
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Fully Grown Plant Dimensions (approx)

Plant Dimensions
100 cm
75 cm
Items You May Like

Items You May Also Like

SAVE
8%
Premium Professional Compost Blend
Premium Professional Compost Blend - Rating  65 Reviews
From £16.99
FIND OUT MORE
ADD TO BASKET
SAVE
25%
Hardy Penstemon Collection
Hardy Penstemon Collection - Rating  23 Reviews
Just £14.99
FIND OUT MORE
ADD TO BASKET
SAVE
25%
Photinia 'Red Robin' Hedging Pack
Just £29.99
FIND OUT MORE
ADD TO BASKET
SAVE
25%
Flamingo Willow Salix integra 'Hakuro-nishiki' Standard
Flamingo Willow Salix integra 'Hakuro-nishiki' Standard - Rating  48 Reviews
From £14.99
FIND OUT MORE
ADD TO BASKET
Complete Hardy Fuchsia Collection
Complete Hardy Fuchsia Collection - Rating  55 Reviews
Just £19.99
FIND OUT MORE
ADD TO BASKET
SAVE
50%
Acer palmatum Atropurpureum 3L
Acer palmatum Atropurpureum 3L - Rating  30 Reviews
From £14.99
FIND OUT MORE
ADD TO BASKET
SAVE
33%
Complete Hardy Garden Perennial Collection
Complete Hardy Garden Perennial Collection - Rating  36 Reviews
Just £19.99
FIND OUT MORE
ADD TO BASKET
SAVE
60%
Blooming Fast Superior Soluble Fertiliser
Blooming Fast Superior Soluble Fertiliser - Rating  87 Reviews
From £1.99
FIND OUT MORE
ADD TO BASKET
SAVE
33%
Carpet Phlox collection
Carpet Phlox collection - Rating  32 Reviews
From £9.99
FIND OUT MORE
ADD TO BASKET
SAVE
25%
Daphne 'Perfume Princess'
Daphne 'Perfume Princess' - Rating  26 Reviews
From £9.99
FIND OUT MORE
ADD TO BASKET
Patio Raspberry 'Ruby Beauty'
Patio Raspberry 'Ruby Beauty' - Rating  60 Reviews
Just £14.99
FIND OUT MORE
PRE ORDER
SAVE
60%
Blooming Fast Superior Soluble Fertiliser
Blooming Fast Superior Soluble Fertiliser - Rating  143 Reviews
Just £1.99
FIND OUT MORE
ADD TO BASKET
SAVE
33%
Loropetalum 'EverRed' Chinese Witch Hazel
Loropetalum 'EverRed' Chinese Witch Hazel - Rating  277 Reviews
From £9.99
FIND OUT MORE
ADD TO BASKET
SAVE
8%
Professional Compost 80L plus 20L FREE
Professional Compost 80L plus 20L FREE - Rating  441 Reviews
Just £16.99
FIND OUT MORE
ADD TO BASKET
Customer Reviews

Item Reviews

Close Video
FeeFoFeeFo
DOUBLE GUARANTEE TO YOU: more
1. If you're not totally happy with your order, return it within 30 days and we'll replace or refund in full!
2. Should any hardy plant fail to thrive thereafter, we'll replace free of charge - you just pay the P&P
ALL MAJOR PAYMENTS ACCEPTED
Visa Visa Electron Maestro MasterCard Paypal Amazon Payments
Advanced Mail Order Verifone
Back To Top