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Davidward

Located with a distant view of the River Deben in Suffolk and open to meadows. I am trying to merge the garden with the wild indigenous plants.

Salvia 'Hot Lips' syn. Salvia x jamensis 'Hot Lips', Salvia microphylla 'Hot Lips'

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Davidward

#latebloomer Hot lips looking lovely in the unexpected sunshine this afternoon.

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sharonhayden

Mine is still blooming too

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lilybee

And mine! 🙂

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anl

and mine 🙂

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Davidward

#latebloomer Hotlips still flowering like crazy and has doubled in size this year. #advice-needed does anyone know if they can successfully be split?

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cee

Yes, I do believe they can be split.

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vegandmore

I’ve found it better to take cuttings David

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Davidward

@vegandmore thanks Christine….. are they best taken in the spring or autumn?

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vegandmore

I take mine in the autumn and have taken some yesterday

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Davidward

One of my jobs for tomorrow thanks Christine 👍

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Davidward

#latebloomer hot-lips still going strong and looking lush 7th November

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jerseylily

Mine too!

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midnightgardener

Fantastic Salvia, my favourite too. Flowers for many months right up to now ♥️♥️

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Davidward

Hot lips inherited from a neighbour growing really well and still so many blooms. What a lovely plant!

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midnightgardener

It's a great long flowering plant, one of my most favorite ♥️♥️

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

Looks at home there too....🔥💋

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Davidward

@wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom it does seem to like its new home Elaine.

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Davidward

@midnightgardener mine too Christine🤩

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Davidward

Hot lips taken off in the crinkly cranky fence.... a lovely freebie from a neighbour!

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columbiariver

I would have you crinkly cranky fence all around my place if I could. I love it!

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Davidward

Hotlips given away by a neighbour who very strangely didn’t want it has settled in well to crinkly cranky fence bed 😃

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suerichards

Nice gift 👄

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Davidward

@suerichards it takes all sorts Sue😃

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