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Salvia x sylvestris 'May Night'

May Night wood sage

cross between S. nemorosa and S. pratensis


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Purple flower from May to June above deer resistant foliage in dry to medium soils.  Dead heading increases the length of flowering.  Great as a cut or dried flower.  Flowers attract butterflies and pollinators while the fragrant foliage keep deer and other 4-legged creatures away. 


Height:

18-24 in

Spread:

12-18 in

USDA Hardiness Zone:

4 - 8

Bloom Color:

Purple

Salvia x sylvestris 'May Night' Characteristics

Attracts Wildlife

  • Pollinators
  • Hummingbirds
  • Butterflies

Exposure

  • Full Sun

Attributes

  • Drought Tolerant
  • Cut Flower
  • Clay Soil
  • Rock Garden
  • Long Blooming

Deer Resistant

  • Deer Resistant

Flowering Months

  • June
  • May

Foliage Color

  • Green

Growth Rate

  • Medium

Salt Tolerance

  • Low

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Summer
  • Spring

Soil Moisture Preference

  • Dry to Moist