May Night Salvia

Salvia x sylvestris 'Mainacht'

$15.00 + GST

Perennial Sage are valued for their rich display of tall spikes of indigo blooms in the early summer atop purple stems. Green oblong foliage is fragrant when crushed. Deadhead to encourage re-blooming throughout the season.

TYPE Perennial SUN Full Sun
HEIGHT 2 ft SOIL Moist Well Drained
SPREAD 1 ft FLOWER Summer, Blue
ZONE 3 FRUIT Edible Foliage, No Fruit
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Latin Name: Salvia x sylvestris 'Mainacht'
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Growth Rate:

Medium growth rate

Foliage:

Grey green foliage

Birds/Bees/Hummingbirds:

Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies

Deer/Rabbit:

Deer and rabbit resistant

Applications:

Used as a border plant or in a mass planting

Xeriscape:

Xeriscape

Cut/Dried Flower:

Beautiful use as a cut or dried flower

Containers:

Great for planting in containers

Ornamental Features:

Blooms in summer

Sun:

Plant in a full sun location

Drainage:

Requires average moist, well-drained conditions

Drought Tolerance:

Considered to be drought tolerant

Maintenance:

Low maintenance

Pruning:

Remove faded blooms to encourage repeat blooming; prune after flowering to rejuvenate the foliage

Clump Division:

Easily divided in early spring or fall

Edible/Medicinal Uses:

The aromatic leaves are used as an adulterant for sage as a food flavouring. Leaves of Salvia nemorosa have been used in Turkish medicine to stop bleeding by applying externally

Disclaimer:

DISCLAIMER: The information presented here regarding edible/herbal/medicinal uses is for informational purposes only. Always consult a physician or other qualified health professional prior to ingesting any plant not sold expressly for its edibility

Additional information

Pot Size

#1 Pot