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2 years to reach maturity
This plant has a mild fragrance
Bulley's Sage Overview
Salvia bulleyana, occasionally known as Bulley's Sage, is a clump-forming perennial with fragrant scalloped and veined medium green leaves that get to 12cm. In mid-summer, 3cm long yellow and purple flowers appear in pairs. This sun-loving plant will tolerate some dappled shade and provide late summer, early autumn interest in mixed flower borders and for pollinating insects. It is occasionally sold as Saliva flava var. megalantha.
Common problems with Bulley's Sage
How to propagate Bulley's Sage
Take softwood cuttings in summer and semi-ripe cuttings in autumn.
Clumps can be lifted an divided in spring or autumn.
Special features of Bulley's Sage
Attracts useful insects
Other uses of Bulley's Sage
Grown for their tubular, 2-lipped, often brightly coloured flowers and aromatic foliage. Salvia bulleyana suits being included in planting schemes for Informal/Cottage style, Mediterranean and Coastal gardens.