Little Night European Meadow Sage

Salvia x sylvestris 'Little Night' PP #28,925

A charming but tough little bloomer with deep purple-violet flower spikes covering the tight, mounding foliage in late spring, often repeating in late summer. Adds bold, vibrant color when massed in the fronts of beds and borders. Ideal for containers, rock gardens, and naturalized areas. An herbaceous perennial.
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4 - 9

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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical PronunciationSAL-vee-uh sil-VES-tris
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 10 to 12 in. tall, 14 to 16 in. wide.
Bloom TimeLate spring through early summer; often reblooms in late summer.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorBlue-green
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic, Xeric
Growth HabitCompact, Mounding
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden, Edging
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Dense Habit, Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

Thrives in average, well-drained soils. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates periodic drought. Fertilize before new growth begins in spring. Remove spent flowers to encourage rebloom. Leave old foliage for winter protection; cut back in early spring.

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This Plant's Growing Zones: 4 - 9

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