Salvia Collections: Wish Collection

, Middleton Nurseries

The wish collection of Salvia’s includes Salvia ‘Ember’s Wish’, Salvia ‘Wendy’s Wish’, Salvia ‘Love and Wishes’ and Salvia ‘Kisses and Wishes’.

Origins

Salvia ‘Wendy’s Wish’ and Salvia ‘Ember’s Wish’- Both plants were discovered by salvia enthusiast Wendy smith. Wendy named both plants in honour of her favourite charity ‘Make-A-Wish’ with proceeds from her royalties being donated to the charity. Salvia ‘Wendy’s Wish’ is named after the breeder Wendy and Salvia ‘Ember’s Wish’ is named after two Make a Wish children, Emma and Brett.

Salvia ‘Love and Wishes’ – like Salvia ‘Wendy’s Wish’ and Salvia ‘Ember’s Wish’ salvia ‘Love and Wishes’ was breed Australia but it was discovered by John Fischer

Salvia ‘Kisses and Wishes’- Unlike the other three plants it was breed in the U.K. in 2018 by Sarah Jane Knott of Southwater

Plant information

Salvia ‘Ember’s Wish’

Salvia ‘Ember’s Wish’ produces clusters of coral red flowers. Flowers from early summer into autumn. Superb plant for pollinators as bees love them.

Salvia ‘Wendy’s Wish’

Salvia ‘Wendy’s Wish’ produces clusters of magenta pink flowers. Flowers from early summer into autumn. Perfect for pots or planted out in the garden. Superb plant for pollinators as bees love them.

Salvia ‘Kisses and Wishes’

Salvia ‘Kisses and Wishes’ produces a Large pink flower which are full of nectar meaning bees and butterflies will be frequent visitors to your garden. Flowers from early summer until late autumn. It is a tender salvia so will need a lot of protection during the winter.

Salvia ‘Love and Wishes’

Salvia ‘Love and Wishes’ produces a Large red-purple flowers which are full of nectar meaning bees and butterflies will be frequent visitors to your garden. Flowers from early summer until late autumn. It is a tender salvia so will need a lot of protection during the winter.

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