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May Night Hardy Sage
Salvia nemorosa

  • Exposure
    • Part Sun to Sun
  • Season
    • Spring
    • Summer
  • Mature Size
    • 12 - 18 Inches
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May Night Hardy Sage Salvia nemorosa
Part Sun to Sun 12 - 18

Features

Attractive, hearty, deep purple flower spikes all summer; heat tolerant

Award Winner
Fragrant Foliage
Heat Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Attracts: 
Birds
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resists: 
Deer

Characteristics

Duration: 
Perennial
Garden Height: 
12 - 18 Inches
Spacing: 
18 - 24 Inches
Flower Colors: 
Purple
Flower Shade: 
Purple
Foliage Colors: 
Green
Foliage Shade: 
Dark Green
Habit: 
Upright
Container Role: 
Thriller

Plant Needs

Light Requirement: 
Part Sun to Sun
Maintenance Category: 
Easy
Bloom Time: 
Summer
Hardy Temperature: 
-20°F
Hardiness Zones: 
5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b, 10a, 10b, 11a, 11b
Water Category: 
Average
Uses: 
Landscape
Uses: 
Container
Uses Notes: 

This perennial will beautify your garden year after year

Maintenance Notes: 

Deadheading will encourage repeat blooming. If plants become unsightly they can be cut back to the basal foliage.

1997 Perennial Plant of the Year

Award Year Award Plant Trial
2007 Prairie Bloom Kansas State University
2007 Prairie Bloom Kansas State University
2007 Prairie Bloom Kansas State University
2007 Prairie Bloom Kansas State University
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