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Salvia Caradonna

£15.00
2 Litre pot
Key information

Salvia Caradonna’s stems of striking violet-purple flowers bring rich colour to your outside space throughout the summer. The nectar rich flowers are displayed on spikes which wave elegantly in the breeze. This easy care plant has grey-green leaves and dark stems, providing a beautiful backdrop for the flowers.

Good to know
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Flowering
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Pollinator
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Pet friendly
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Top Tip

Caradonna has a long flowering period. Regularly cutback dead flowerheads to encourage new flowers throughout summer and autumn.

How to care

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Aspect
Sunny

Caradonna is happiest in direct sunlight.

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Care Level
Easy

Other than enough water and good quaity soil, no further care is needed.

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Watering
Twice a week

Caradonna doesn't like to be too wet and is drought tolerant once established.

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Feeding
Compost

Plant with lots of good quality, peat-free compost for best results.

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Soil
Tolerate most soil

Caradonna doesn't like to sit in soggy soil, don't let it become waterlogged. If you have clay based soil, ensure you plant with a potting grit to encourage drainage.

Quick facts

BOTANICAL NAME
Salvia nemorosa 'Caradonna'
PLANT TYPE
Flowers every year (perennial)
RECOMMENDED SOTO POT SIZE
Medium
HARDINESS
Hardy
NURSERY POT SIZE
2 Litre
TOXICITY
None reported
EVENTUAL GROWTH (2-5 YEARS)
Height - 0.5m, Width - 0.5m

Watering - When, how and what to avoid

In this Soto Masterclass we show you how best to water your plants.

Follow along with Max as he explains the finger dip test, how to water and when to water.

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