Gentian sage (Salvia patens)
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Where to plant
Let’s now see where to plant Gentian sage (Salvia patens). What types of gardens and where this plant is normally grown.
It tolerates being planted in different orientations. But if possible, plant gentian sage in a east facing or south facing garden.
It has numerous uses in gardening and landscaping. Salvia patens can work very well in gardens of different styles:
- City & Courtyard Gardens – usually small gardens, these gardens need smart designs to work well as they have to allow areas to relax, play and entertain;
- Coastal gardens – are gardens along the coast, typically very exposed to sun and wind;
- Informal Gardens – have a free design and close to the nature aspect. The lines are smoother and more fluid and the planting is less rigid;
- Mediterranean Gardens – can be formal or informal, and are inspired by the vegetation and materials of the hot, dry climates of the Mediterranean region;
gentian sage is often applied in flower borders and bedding – creating compositions in the garden; but also wall-side borders – that create a very specific microclimate;.