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Caradonna Meadow Sage

Salvia nemorosa 'Caradonna'

Pronunciation: SAL-vee-uh nem-or-OH-suh
SKU #02041
4-9

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OVERVIEW
Description Spikes of violet-blue flowers on striking purple-black stems rise above the contrasting gray-green leaves. Especially effective in mass plantings, but also nice for mixed borders and containers. A great fresh or dried cut flower. An herbaceous perennial.
Light Full sun
Watering Allow soil to dry between waterings.
Blooms Early Summer to Fall
Mature Size Moderate growing; reaches 18 in. tall, 24 in. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Easy Care, Waterwise
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container
Flower Color Purple
Foliage Color Gray-green
Companion Plants Maiden Grass (Miscanthus); Blanket Flower (Gaillardia); Yarrow (Achillea); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Coneflower (Echinacea)
CARE
Care Provide enriched, well-drained soil. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency, once established. Cut back to 3 inches above soil line and apply fertilizer before new spring growth begins. Remove spent flowers to encourage continuous bloom.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.