Salvia nemorosa
(meadow sage)
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Category: Herbaceous Plants

Photo Credits: Missouri Botanical Garden Plant Finder

Additional Species:

‘Cardonna,’ ‘Marcus,’ ‘Purple Rain,’ S. x sylvestris ‘Mainacht’

Height: 12 – 24 inches


Spread:  18 inches


Location: Sides, Top of Berm


Native Status: NE


Comments & Cautions:
long-blooming if deadheaded; wide variety of hybrids and cultivars; attractive to pollinators


Recommended For:

  • Bioretention and Rain Gardens

This plant prefers that the level of moisture in your soil be: Average

This plant prefers Loam or Clay soil.

The plant DOES NOT have a salt tolerance.


Bloom and Interest Season:

Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
June
July
Aug
Sept
Oct
Nov
Dec

Plant Form

mounded foliage, upright flower stems

Foliage

dull gray-green leaves; medium texture

Flowers

spike-like racemes of violet-blue flowers; May-August if deadheaded

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