A picture of a Meadow sage

Meadow sage

Salvia nemorosa 'Marcus'

Also known as

Sage

Full Sun
Moderate care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H6

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

30cm

Max

60cm

50cm

Min

25cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a mild fragrance

Meadow sage Overview

A compact variety of Salvia with a spreading habit. The flowers are a deep purple blue and greatly loved by bees.

Common problems with Meadow sage

How to propagate Meadow sage

Cuttings

You can propagate from seeds in the spring, cuttings in early summer.

Seed

Division

Division at any time.

Other uses of Meadow sage

Grown for their tubular, 2-lipped, often brightly coloured flowers and aromatic foliage. Leaves of some species may be used for flavouring foods. Suitable for coastal conditions.