Salvia nemorosa Caradonna

Perennial Salvia, Meadow Sage

Type: Perennials
Height: Medium 24" (Plant 16" apart)
Bloom Time: Early Summer to Late Summer
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones: 4-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Sandy, Clay
Flower / Accent: Purple / Purple
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep
Attractive, with glowing purple backed stems and rich deep purple blue flowers. It provides a long, showy period of bloom. Salvia Caradonna is great planted with perennial Geranium or purple Heuchera. Butterflies adore Salvia.

Features to Note:

  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Hot Dry Site Tolerant
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Rabbit Resistant
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Good for Dried Flowers
  • Deer Resistant
  • Blooms for 4 Weeks or More
  • Attracts Birds
  • Web Exclusive
  • Beneficial for Pollinators

Salvia General Information:

Salvia are excellent, easy-to-grow plants for a summer show of intense color. Salvia perform best in full sun. A real heat lover; they respond well to shearing after blooming to prompt fresh foliage and blooms.

Salvia Plant Care:

Prefers moist but well-drained soil. Can be divided every 3 -5 years in early spring. After blooming, cut down to basal growth, as new growth will be more appealing. May flop if given too rich soil or excessive shade. Blooms more profusely with regular watering.

$8.95 ea.
(3+) $8.50 ea.
Ships: Fall 2016
Plant Code: SACA