Do I need to do anything to my Salvia

BanditaBandita Posts: 35

I planted a Salvia last year (purple - think is was sylvestris), it did v well. Nothing had been done to the garden for years so I was v pleased. It flowered well into October or maybe even November, we enjoyed it for a long time. I don't know whether I need do anything now, the left over long stalks (from the flowers) seem dead, do I need to cut these off? Or do I leave the plant as is?

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  • Busy-LizzieBusy-Lizzie Posts: 14,237

    Yes, cut them off. It will grow from the bottom. If you cut the flower spikes off as they fade it will flower for longer.

    Dordogne and Norfolk
  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 26,088

    Hi Bandita, if it's sylvestris you can cut last years stems offimage

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