Oh this is a huge range of plants, some hardy, some not, some scented and some edible. But there are a few varieties that so make really good garden plants and some that are a bit too tender and problematic to make it into our designs.
We use only those salvias that are hardy or scented or edible, because just having a pretty face isn’t enough sometimes.
What all salvias have in common though is a love of warm sunshine and good drainage, so no popping them into a damp corner, they’ll sulk.
We use them in: