Salvia Plants and Varieties For Sale Online
Salvia Plants are a perennial that have a low water requirement, flowering summer through to autumn love the sun and attract birds, and are readily available for sale from online mail order nurseries in Australia, so why wouldn’t you want a few varieties in your garden?
These plants are a member of the mint family, and commonly called sage, huge range of foliage types and flower colours. They are a tough evergreen plant and easy care.
Some species are regarded as frost tolerant and some are not. If you are looking for frost tolerant species try, Salvia buchananii, leucantha and villosa, all hardy evergreen salvias.
Some varieties are not evergreen, such as Salvia verticillata, azura and patens.
Salvias plants suitable for tropical and subtropical climates include: Salvia concolor, discolor, iodantha, patens, sessia and wagneriana.
Salvia Plants for Culinary uses include:
- Culinary Sage, (Salvia officinalis) probably the most widely used salvia for cooking, used in roasts, Tuscan and Italian cooking. Sage butter sauce is popular.
- Pineapple Sage, ( Salvia elegens) used for desserts and flavouring drinks
- Salvia fruticosa, used for sage tea.
- Chia (Salvia hispanica) seeds are used in baking, Chia sprouts are used in salads in a similar way to other sprouts
- Salvias available in Australia include a huge range, some are listed below.
Salvia argentea, aethiopis, africana-caerulea, africana-lutea, agnes, apiana, arizonica, austriaca, aurita, azurea, ‘Black Knight’, blepharophylla, ‘Blue Ribbon’, broussonettii, buchananii, bulleyana, cacaliifolia, canariensis, candidissima, chamaedryoides, chamelaeagnea, clevelandii, coccinea, concolor, confertiflora, corrugata, ‘Costa Rican Blue’, cyanescens, disermas, disjuncta, dolomitica, dombeyi,dorisiana, eigii, elegans ‘Purple’, fallax, farinacea, forskaohlei, fruticosa, fulgens, gesneriiflora, glechomifolia, glutinosa, grahamii, grahamii ‘Purple’, greggii ‘Cherry’, greggii ‘Pink Bicolor’, greggii ‘Raspberry’, greggii ‘Sierra Pink’, greggii ‘Tangerine’, greggii ‘Tomato Red’, greggii ‘White’, greggii ‘Yellow’, guaranitica, guaranitica ‘Argentine Skies’, guaranitica ‘Large Flowered’, ‘Harmony’, indica, ‘Indigo Spires’, involucrata ‘Bethelii’, involucrata x Karwinskii, iodantha, japonica, jurisicii, karwinskii ‘Peach’, karwinskii ‘Cyclamen’, lanceolata, leucantha, leucophylla, lyrata, madrensis, ‘Marine Blue’, mellifera, melissodora, merjamie, mexicana ‘Lime Calyx’, mexicana ‘Lolly’, mexicana ‘Major’, mexicana ‘Minor’, mexicana ‘Snowflake’, michoacan, microphylla ‘Cyclamen’, microphylla ‘Huntington’, microphylla ‘Iced Lemon’, microphylla ‘Musk Pink’, microphylla ‘Pink’, microphylla ‘Sensation’, microstegia, miniata, moorcroftiana, muelleri, munzii, nemerosa, yunnanensis
Salvia plants are available for sale from the following nurseries
395 Lesters Rd Ascot VIC 3364 - phone (03) 53434303
Specialising in beautiful perennials & bulbs including new releases from Europe & USA. Many hardy, rare & difficult to find ‘drought hardy’ plants, quality vegetable & flower seeds.
52 Rodd St Canowindra NSW 2804
An online nursery specialising in drought and frost tolerant perennials and fragrant, edible and herbs.
1070 Jacksons Track, Jindivick 3818
Specialising in growing and selling Rare and Unusual Trees, shrubs Perennials Bulbs and Climbers, a unique nursery with amazing stock.
862 Midland Highway Mount Rowan Vic 3352
We offer over 245 varieties of Fuchsia, tubestock, pots, baskets and standards. Mail order specialists. Open 7 days by appointment.
357 Monbulk Road SILVAN VIC 3795
Guaranteed "garden worthy" bulbs, plants and perennials. Visit the website to browse our large range of daffodils or request the latest free catalogue.
470 Monbulk-Silvan Road Monbulk VIC 3793
"Guaranteed mail order flowering bulbs, perennials, roses, trees, landscaping plants, garden accessories and community fundraising Austra lia-wide."
'Umbango' 750 Humula Rd, Humula NSW 2652
Phone 0408692773 Great Range of Perennial plants available for sale by mail order.
P.O. Box 589 Mowbray Heights Tasmania 7248
Mail order: Suppling a range of bulbs and pere nnial plants suitable for pots and troughs. Includes Alliums
PO Box 7040 Leura NSW 2780
Rare woodland plants, Trilliums Epimediums, Arisaemas, plus much more.www.lynnsrareplants.com.au
KERRY MITCHELL’S NURSERY IN A GARDEN – phone: 02 45 760349
661 Comleroy Rd Kurrajong NSW 2758
Small mail order and retail nursery. Over 200 different salvias, species & perfumed camellias, rare & interesting perennials & old roses displayed in the garden & for sale.