Salvia nemerosa 'Caradonna' - Meadow sage


Salvia nemerosa is an herbaceous, upright, clump-forming perennial with lanceolate green leaves showy spikes of small, tubular blue/lavender/purple flowers in early summer and sporadically throughout the summer into early fall.  It is easily grown in average, dry to medium, well-drained soils in full sun.  Excellent for rock gardens or the perennial garden, the color will match great with yellows and oranges.

'Caradonna' is an erect, clump-forming cultivar with dark purple stems and blue-violet flowers reaching 24".

Type: Herbaceous perennial
Family: Lamiaceae
Zone: 4 to 8
Height: 1.00 to 2.00 feet
Spread: 1.00 to 2.00 feet
Bloom Time: June to September
Bloom Description: Blue-violet
Sun: Full sun
Water: Dry to medium
Maintenance: Low
Flower: Showy
Leaf: Fragrant
Attracts: Butterflies
Tolerate: Deer, Drought, Dry Soil, Air Pollution