Salvia 'May Night'

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Hybrid Sage

USDA Hardiness Zone 3-8

Deep violet-purple flower spikes wake up any sunny garden. Blue-green foliage is very attractive, leaves are broad and strong. Very popular variety.

Height

15-18 Inches

Spread

18-24 Inches

Color

Blue/Purple

Interesting Notes

PPA Perennial Plant of the Year 1997. Proven Winners Variety. Introduced by Karl Foerster in 1956.

Bloom Time

June-August

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Deadhead after bloom for a quick return of flowers. Very drought tolerant once established. Consider the unpleasant foliage scent when situating.

When to Divide

spring or fall

Good Companions

Butterfly Weed (Asclepias tuberosa), Bee Balm (Monarda ), Shasta Daisy (Leucanthemum x superbum), Beardtongue (Penstemon barbatus), Little Blue Stem (Schizachryium scoparium), Tickseed (Coreopsis Big Bang)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Hummingbirds
Attributes & Uses
Containers
Cut Flowers
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Blue-Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-drained
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