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Salvia microphylla Ribambelle

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Salvia microphylla Ribambelle Small Leaf Sage,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Bun Shaped, Dense

Ribambelle creates brilliant lasting colour over a long flowering period and is great for those sunny, drier positions. It displays crisp and vibrant tones and is perfect for creating an exciting splash of colour throughout the garden. It is an easy to grow perennial, developing salmon pink flowers throughout the warmer months. Ideal in cottage gardens, pots or planters.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
60cm-1m 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Feature, Formal Garden, Fragrant Garden, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Tropical Garden, Verge, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Lamiaceae SouthAmerica

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Pink
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: High
Drought: High
Frost: High
Wind: High