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Perennial Salvia

Salvia nemorosa 'May Night'

Also known as

Garden Sage

Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

9a

USDA zone

-7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

45cm

Max

45cm

80cm

Min

30cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a mild fragrance

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Perennial Salvia Overview

Salvia nemorosa 'May Night' is a great addition to garden borders with it's bright upright flowers that grow tall and bloom throughout the summer through until autumn. They attract butterflies and hummingbirds and can tolerate long periods of dry spells.

Common problems with Perennial Salvia

How to propagate Perennial Salvia

Cuttings

Stem Cuttings

Division

Seed

Special features of Perennial Salvia

Attracts bees

Attracts birds

Hummingbirds

Attracts butterflies

Other uses of Perennial Salvia

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.

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