This is an alluring new addition to the Wishes group of Salvias. Salvia Kisses and Wishes is covered with elegantly long flowers (nearly 5cm), with beautiful profiles, ending in double lips. The colour, appropriately as consistent as lipstick, is described as ‘sugar pink’.
In addition, the foliage is highly attractive. The leaves, lush and healthy, form a green mound, while the mid-green stalks and flower buds are also washed a lovely dark pink, complementing the warm buff colour of the buds.
Kisses and Wishes has additional charms, it is prolific, producing a mass of flowers over a prolonged period, which is irresistible to native pollinators. Plant in the front of a sunny border or in a container for an easy to care for rush of colour.
Pot Size: 2/3L
Common Name: Bog Sage
Hardiness: Half hardy
Height and Spread: 80cm x 40cm
Preferred Soil Type: Fertile, moist soil
Aspect: South or west facing
Position: Full sun
Flowering Period: July – September
Care: Deadhead or pick regularly to encourage more flowers. Protect from severe frosts.