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Salvia pratensis Midnight Model

Fashionista™ Series

Meadow Sage

$17.95 ea. (3+ discount) $17.50 ea.

In stock for Spring 2019

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Plant Code: SAMM

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This Midnight Model will rev your garden with big, electrified vibrant-blue flower spikes above a dense mound of lush foliage. Extras include its appeal to butterflies and hummingbirds. “Gardeners! Start Your Planting!”

The chic and stylish colors of Salvia Midnight Model from the Fashionista™ Collection represent the cutting edge of ‘perennial fashion’ thanks to hybridizing from Walters Gardens, Inc. Meadow Sage is a tried-and-true perennial great for novice gardeners. Perfect for dried or cut flower arrangements. Performs best in full sun.

Details

Type: Perennials
Height: Medium 22-24"
Spacing: Plant 20" apart
Bloom Time: Late Spring to Early Summer
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones: 3-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Sandy
Flower: Blue
Accent: Purple
Patent: #29,498
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • For a Slope or Bank
  • Beneficial for Pollinators
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Deer Resistant
  • Hot Dry Site Tolerant
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Long-Blooming
  • OK in Containers
  • Rabbit Resistant
  • Seaside/Salt Tolerant

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. Dislikes a spot that is damp over the winter.