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May Night Salvia

Plant Facts
Common Name: May Night Salvia
Botanical Name: Salvia x sylvestris ‘Mainacht (May Night)’
Nativity: hybrid
Hardiness Zone: 4-8
Type: semi-evergreen perennial
Size: 16″-24″ tall x 12″-36″ wide

Aesthetic Traits
Plant Form: upright
Foliage Color:
Seasonal Features: fragrant leaves
Fall Color:
Winter Form:
Bloom Color: deep violet-blue
Bloom Time: May-June
Fruit Color:

Ecological Traits
Light: full sun, tolerates very light shade
Soil Type: acidic to alkaline; loamy, sandy or clay
Soil Moisture: dry to moist
Urban Tolerances: drought-tolerant
Wildlife Value: attracts hummingbirds

Installation & Maintenance Notes
Remove dead foliage in spring.
Remove dead flowers, trim back to encourage reblooming.
In fall, trim back.


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