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Salvia Schneehügel
Salvia Schneehügel
Salvia Schneehügel
Salvia Schneehügel
Salvia Schneehügel
Salvia Schneehügel
Salvia Schneehügel

Salvia Schneehügel
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"Woodland Sage"

SIZE 1

Good for cutting

Perfect for pots

Loved by pollinators

Packed in peat-free compost

Hardy throughout the UK

£4.95

Salvia 'Schneehügel' (which translates from the German as snow hill) is a striking, compact plant for the herbaceous or mixed border. With its common name of woodland sage, this short-growing salvia produces masses of flower stems, topped by vertical spikes of pure white flowers from early to late summer.  The light green, felty leaves have pronounced veining, and edges that are finely toothed. Even once the blooms have died back, its foliage will continue to look attractive in the border. For best results, grow Salvia nemorosa 'Schneehügel' in full sun or light shade, in moist, fertile, well-drained soil. It is fully hardy, unlike many salvias!

Salvia 'Schneehügel' can either be grown among other upright plants, or used to contrast with softer, lower-growing foliage plants. With its pure white flowers, it looks particularly good growing next to shrubs and perennials with dark or silver leaves. The nectar- and pollen-rich flowers of this white wood sage attract bees and butterflies, and other pollinating insects.

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Colour:

White

Height:

30-50 cm / 12-20"

Planting season:

Spring

Flowering time:

Summer

Botanical name:

Salvia nemorosa 'Schneehügel' syn. Salvia × sylvestris 'Schneehügel'

Light requirements:

Partial shade / full sun

Soil moisture:

Average

Naturalising:

Strong

Perennial:

Yes

  • Plant your salvia bare roots in spring (after all danger of frost, unless plants have been fully hardened-off) or autumn
  • Grow in full sun or part shade
  • Any soil will do, provided it is well-drained
  • Space the salvia plants 50-60cm apart
  • To prolong flowering remove the flower spikes as soon as they start to fade
  • In spring, apply a generous mulch, about 5-7cm thick, of well-rotted garden compost or manure, around the base of the plant
  • Read more in our planting guide
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