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Salvia nemorosa 'MAY NIGHT Mainacht'

Perennial Salvia

Plant Type: Perennial
FULL Sun

Dense spikes of long-blooming, deep purple flowers on vase-shaped plants. This outstanding cultivar tends to be more rigid in form than other perennial Salvias. Aromatic foliage resists rabbits and deer. 1997 Perennial Plant of the Year.


Height

18"

Spread

24"

Growth Habit

THRILLER (upright)

Landscape Application:

Prolonged color for beds, borders and cottage gardens. Excellent when massed.

Salvia nemorosa 'MAY NIGHT Mainacht' Plant Care:

Remove spent flower stems back to basal foliage to encourage repeat bloom.

USDA Hardiness Zone: Zone 3 (-40/-30F)

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Perennial Salvia Characteristics & Attributes

Season of Interest

MIDSEASON (May-June)

Mid Season (May - June)
Late Season (July - frost)
Soil Moisture Needs

Low to moderate soil moisture.

Average
Moderate
Special Benefits
Cut Flower / or Foliage
Dried Flower
Nature Attraction
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant

Perennial Salvia Additional Information

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