Salvia x sylvestris 'May Night'

Salvia x sylvestris 'May Night'

Wood Sage

Regular price $12.95 CAD
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May Night, or 'Mainacht' is a multiple award winning plant that deserves a place in any sunny border. This recipient of the RHS Award of Garden Merit, was named 'Perennial Plant of the Year in 1997. Many dense spikes of small violet blue flowers rise above neat mounds of aromatic deep green foliage. It makes an excellent cut flower, as well as the perfect attractant for bees, butterflies and hummingbirds.



Hardiness Zone: Zone 4 to Zone 8
Light Requirements: Full Sun
Height: 30 cm to 90 cm
Spread: 30 cm to 60 cm
Soil Requirements: Average moist, well drained soils, adaptable to pH
Bloom Time Late spring to late summer
Planting Time: Mid spring to early summer, early fall
Use: Mixed borders, cottage gardens, butterfly gardens, container plant, cutting beds
Flower Colour & Shape: Dense spikes of small violet blue, two lipped flowers that emerge from dark bronze green floral bracts. Deadhead to extend bloom season
Foliage: Aromatic, rugose, tongue shaped wavy edged dark grey-green leaves in a basal mound
Benefits: Extended bloom season, drought tolerant, deer and rabbit resistant, attracts bees, butterflies and hummingbirds, excellent cut flower

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