Some sage advice…check out these great newly available salvias!

We’ve trialed many variegated forms of the lovely fall-flowering Salvia leucantha, and the only one we felt was good enough to share is Salvia leucantha ‘Eder’, which we’re pleased to offer this summer/fall for the first time. Where it isn’t … Continue reading

Salvia splendor

Salvia ‘Phyllis Fancy’ is simply stunning in the garden now. ¬†This giant can reach 6′ tall x 10′ wide in one season…a great way to impress the neighbors. This wonderful salvia thrives despite moist soil and single digit F winter … Continue reading

New plants for 2015 – Salvias

Two new salvias that stood out in side by side trials with industry standards are these new 2015 introductions.  The first is Salvia x sylvestris ‘Violet Riot’. This full sun salvia has an incredible number of flowers and a longer … Continue reading

An explosion of perennial salvias

  The garden is ablaze with perennial salvias now, including several with blue or near blue flowers.  Above is Salvia ‘Amistad’…a flowering machine that continues at the same pace all summer.  Unlike Salvia guaranitca, Salvia ‘Amistad’ does not spread via … Continue reading

Salvia ‘Amistad’

Our clump of Salvia ‘Amistad‘ in the garden is finally starting to flower.  This was a real test winter for this new introduction, and only 1 of our 4 garden clumps survived the winter, so we’ve changed our preliminary hardiness … Continue reading

Find you a Redneck Girl

The splendid, giant-growing Salvia madrensis ‘Redneck Girl’ is a JLBG introduction and has been at peak the last few weeks. This is so superb for climates where you can avoid an early fall frost.