Salvia Royal Bumble
Salvia ‘Royal Bumble’
Sage ‘Royal Bumble’, Salvia microphylla ‘Royal Bumble’, Baby sage ‘Royal Bumble’
Variety or Cultivar
‘Royal Bumble’ _ ‘Royal Bumble’ is an upright, bushy evergreen to semi-evergreen subshrub or shrubby perennial with ovate, aromatic, mid- to dark green leaves and, from late summer into autumn, dark purple stems bearing upright racemes of whorled, two-lipped, bright red flowers with dark purple calyces.
Foliage is aromatic
Bright-red in Summer; Bright-red in Autumn
Green in All seasons
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
Leafhoppers , Slugs , Snails
Pruning group 9 in spring.
Basal cuttings, Semi-hardwood cuttings, Softwood cuttings
Salvia ‘Royal Bumble’ (Sage ‘Royal Bumble’) will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.4m after 5-10 years.
Beds and borders, City, Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Mediterranean, Wallside and trellises
Grow in light, humus-rich, moderately fertile, moist but free-draining soil in a sheltered, sunny position. Will tolerate light shade.
Chalky, Loamy, Sandy
Moist but well-drained
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral