Salvia microphylla ‘Royal Bumble’
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Salvia microphylla ‘Royal Bumble’ is a bushy perennial salvia that produces an attractive red flower. Very hardy but may need protection should we have extreme frost during the winter. Perfect for pots and borders. Attracts bees and butterflies as the flowers are rich in nectar.
Plant in a sunny location or partial shade in well-drained soil. Only plant during the summer months when there is no threat of frost.
Prune twice a year, once after the first shoots appear usually around the end of May and again in early June which is known as the ‘Hampton Chop’
P9 (9cm Pot)
P9 pots are square 9cm pots that we grew most of our salvias in. 9cm pots tend to be first year plants.
1 Litre (11cm Pot)
1 Litre pots are Square 11cm Pots which we tend to grow our herbaceous and shrub plants in. 1 Litre pots are usually first year plants
2 Litre (16cm Pot)
2 Litre pots are circular 16cm pots. We commonly use the 2 litres to pot on our 1st year crop to ensure it becomes a stronger more established plant. 2 Litre pots tend to be 2-3 years old
We aim to send our plants out within a week of purchase however they may sometimes be delays depending on stock level. Please see the Product description to see delivery time We send our plants out in double wall cardboard box which gives your plants the best protection during delivery. Each individual plant will be placed in a bio-degradable plastic bag and wrapped tightly around the steam of the plant which will limit the amount of soil falling out should there be movement during delivery. Two canes are put in the pot, one to secure the stem and one to limit vertical movement. Please note we may prune the plant back to fit in the box. All plants that leave our nursery in excellent condition, however sometimes damage can occur during delivery so should there be a problem, please contact us immediately and we will sort it out.
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