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Salvia microphylla Heatwave Blast PBR

Salvia microphylla ‘Heatwave  Blast’ PBR: A small subshrub, 40-60 cm H. A neat compact Salvia with coral flowers most of the year.

Salvia microphylla 'Heatwave Blast'
Salvia microphylla ‘Heatwave ‘Blast’

Salvia microphylla ‘Heatwave Blast’: has Plant Protection Rights attached, so cannot be promoted without a license.

Flowers: are a bright coral colour throughout the whole flower with a prominent white beeline to the throat. slightly coloured calyxes.

Flowering for most of the year, attracting all manner of small insects, bees, butterflies and moths.

Calyces: are green to olive green, ribbed, often with coloured tips on the exposed side.

Leaves: are midgreen, a broad oval microphylla type leaf, with visual veins and small rounded crenations around the edge.

S. ‘Heatwave Blast’: is a cheerful small shrub for the garden, neat and tidy, only needing trimming at the end of summer. Grow in full sun with other pale pinks, whites, purples and blues. This Salvia will light up any dull corners  of the garden.

Hardy to the summer season, winter cold and will tolerate a light frost.

As Salvia ‘Heatwave Blast’ flowers for most of the year, it is best to trim and neaten at the end of summer. Cut out any dead or twiggy stems, feed and mulch well for the hot dry summer months.

Propagation: As this Salvia has a PBR label, it cannot be sold without a license.

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