Flower Detail

Salvia nemorosa

May Night sage is my favorite of the sages. It's dark purple stems work well agains bright yellow flowers such as Missouri Primrose. They are long lasting and deadheading tends to encourage more blooms.


Sage, May Night

Salvia nemorosa

Type: perennial   Zone: 4,5,6-9

Elevation (if known):

Color: purple   Height: 18 in

Ease of growth: medium

Bloom Time : Summer

Sun: yes   Part Shade: no   Shade: no

Water Needs: xeric

Native to:    CO/NM native? no

Deer Resistant: yes   Rabbit Resistant : yes

Soil : Average, Tolerates clay

Propagation: Division, reseeds