Hinton Ampner Garden

Salvia x jamensis 'Hot Lips'


Outside the Visitor Centre


A compact hardy perennial forming a substantial clump of erect stems bearing small, aromatic leaves with scarlet and white two-toned flowers from late spring to early autumn.

Site and Care:

Grow in any type of soil in full sun or part shade in well draining soil of any type. It will benefit from a mulch in Autumn. Propagate by softwood cuttings in spring or early summer or semi-hardwood cuttings in late summer or autumn with bottom heat. Prune for shape in spring.