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By Millie

kent, United Kingdom Gb

Evening all, a quick question I have just pur chased a salvia hotlips is this perennial (hope so, so pretty) awaiting your knowledgable replies.



I just googled it and found it hard to find much info on it, evidently it is a perennial but needs protection from frost.

27 Jun, 2012


it is hardy in milder areas but really severe frosts will see it off. they are a pretty plant arent they.

27 Jun, 2012


Fingers crossed then, thankyou, love coming onto this site so friendly and all so clever!!

27 Jun, 2012


I have a Salvia Hotlips which has overwintered and is doing well this year. I have it growing on a sloping, free draining border and last year, mulched it well. It's a lovely plant. Good luck

27 Jun, 2012


you can also take cuttings mid summer and keep them safe in a cool unheated bedroom etc.

28 Jun, 2012


Def perennial. Mine over wintered fine, no special care.

28 Jun, 2012

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