Salvia, May Night


 Description: May Night Salvia has glowing purple stems loaded with violet-purple flowers that bloom from June to October. With its blue-gray, lance-shaped aromatic foliage, it makes an attractive accent all summer long. It has a plant height of 18 and a spread of 18-24 and stays in excellent compact form. May Night Salvia should be planted in full sun in a moist well-drained area.To increase bloom time, it should be cut back after the first bloom. May Night is a magnet for butterflies, bees and hummingbirds and is deer-resistant. It is hardy for container gardening and provides excellent cut flowers.

Common Name: May Night Salvia

Scientific Name: Salvia nemorosa 'May Night'

Type: Perennial

Exposure: Full Sun

Size: 18 height, 18-24 spread

Bloom Color: Purple

Bloom Period: June - October

Landscape Use: Border, Edging, Pond, Landscape Beds, Mass Plantings, Perennial Gardens, Small groups

Soil: Well-drained

Zone: 3 - 8

Growth Rate: Fast

Companion Plants: Barbary Corsair Daylily, White Clematis, Sedum, Tequila Sunrise Coreopsis, Shasta Daisy, Tall Garden Phlox, Blue Geranium



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