Salvia nemorosa 'Caradonna'

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Hybrid Sage

USDA Hardiness Zone 5-9

A very long blooming variety with dark purple stems that provide an added dimension of color in addition to the violet-purple flowers.

Height

24-30 Inches

Spread

18-24 Inches

Color

Blue/Purple

Bloom Time

June-August

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

If deadheaded after blooming they will quickly bounce back with more flowers. Salvias are very drought tolerant once established.
Consider the unpleasant foliage scent when situating.

When to Divide

spring or fall

Good Companions

Stonecrop (Sedum ), Coneflower (Echinacea Mango Meadowbrite), Cranesbill (Geranium cantabrigiense), Beardtongue (Penstemon digitalis), Oriental Poppy (Papaver orientale), Lavender (Lavandula intermedia)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Hummingbirds
Attributes & Uses
Cut Flowers
Containers
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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