May Night Sage
Salvia x sylvestris 'May Night'
|Tall spikes of indigo blue flowers top compact mounds of soft, green foliage. This showy perennial is excellent for mixed borders, flower beds and patio containers. Thrives in areas where spring and summer nights remain cool. An herbaceous perennial.
|Allow soil to dry between waterings.
|Early summer to midsummer
|Quickly reaches 18 to 24 in. tall and wide.
|Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Compact Form, Benefits Birds
|Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant
|Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
|Thrives in average, well-drained soils. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Tolerates periodic drought when established. Fertilize before new growth begins in spring. Remove spent flowers to encourage continued bloom. Prune annually after flowering.
|Salvia x sylvestris is often commonly called wood sage. The genus name Salvia comes from the Latin word salveo meaning to save or heal, in reference to the curative properties attributed to some plants in this genus. The hybrid name of sylvestris comes from Latin meaning of or pertaining to forest or wood.
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100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr.
in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.
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.