Sensational Salvias – Six on Saturday 23/4/22

I have quite few salvia varieties in my South Australian garden. They seem to suit out temperate climate and still survive after drought conditions. Here are some I have in my garden at the moment and are real toughies! They are surprising beautiful, and some you really need to get up close to fully appreciate…

Reliable Autumn Bloomers – Six on Saturday

As autumn moves steadily on the rains still have not set in, so I am watering daily the plants that require it. It is nice to spend time out in the mornings now as they are starting to cool and I can spend all day out on the garden in the now milder weather. I…

Sunset on my Favourite Salvia

  Here is the sun setting behind my very favourite salvia, Saliva californica. I have many salvias in my garden but this variety, with its tough drought tolerant ways and masses of sky blue flowers on a very statuesque frame is such a delight. I enjoy its early spring show every year and look forward…