Salvia nemorosa 'May Night' ('Mainacht')
May Night Salvia, May Night Meadow Sage, May Night Woodland Sage, May Night Perennial Salvia
- Main interest:
- long blooming dense spikes of deep violet-purple flowers, attracts hummingbirds and pollinators
- full sun
- Soil humidity:
- moist soil; well drained
- Growth type:
- Flower colour:
- deep violet purple
- mildy fragrant
- Flowering period:
- June to August
- soft green
- USDA Hardiness:
- zone 3a: -40 °C (-40 °F) View Zone Map
- Mature height & width (max.):
- height: 2 ft (0.6 m) width: 1.5 ft (0.45 m)
- borders, containers, mass planting, rock gardens, cutting garden, dried flowers
May Night Salvia is a valued high performer in the garden. An upright clumping herbaceous perennial, May night has vibrant violet purple flower spikes above clumps of soft green leaves. Extend flowering, and promote re-blooming by deadheading. It’s showy flowers, and fragrant nectar attract butterflies, and hummingbirds. This showy perennial is excellent for mixed borders, perennial beds, and patio containers. Great for cut flowers. Heat and drought resistant. Deer and rabbit resistant.
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Synonym(s): Salvia x sylvestris 'Mainacht', Salvia x superba 'Mainacht', Salvia nemorosa 'Mainacht', Salvia x sylvestris 'May Night', Salvia x superba 'May Night'
Also known as: Perennial Sage, Balkan Clary, Steppe Sage