Salvia nemorosa 'Caradonna'
Also called Perennial Sage
More About Salvia nemorosa 'Caradonna'
- Other species names: sylvestris or superba
- Tall, upright, clumping habit
- Spiky, dark purple to violet flowers
- Mid-green, basal leaves, 12.5 cm long
- Leaves emit fragrance when crushed
- Bloom Time: Early to midsummer
- Flower Height: 75 cm
- Foliage Height: 50 cm
Meadow Sage Growing and Maintenance Tips
Best grown in a moist or dry, well-drained soil, in full sun. They are drought tolerant, once established. They may become floppy midsummer, particularly if they are grown in a rich soil and in too much shade. Consider supporting the flowers or shearing them back to the basal foliage.
Salvia nemorosa 'Caradonna' Characteristics
Soil MoistureMoist to Average
Average to Dry Soils