A picture of a Meadow sage

Meadow sage

Salvia nemorosa 'Schneehugal'

Also known as

Sage

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H4

RHS hardiness

-10°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.25m

Max

60cm

50cm

Min

25cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Meadow sage Overview

This species is a clump-forming perennial which produces upright spikes of pinkish purple or white blooms in late summer to mid autumn on branching racemes. The leaves are rough and have a narrow elliptical shape.

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.