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SALVIA sylvestris 'Mainacht'

Commonly known as Wood sage

(syn. 'May Night') - deep purple-violet flowers from dark (almost black) stems
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individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each

  • Deciduous - mid-green, wrinkled, lance-shaped, hairy leaves to 7cm (2¾in) long
  • Purple - Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet - purple violet
  • Height - 70cm (28in)
  • Spread - 45cm (18in)
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - clump-forming, erect, branched perennial producing flowers 2cm (¾in) long
  • Very hardy - Hardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade - light, dappled shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - S. x sylvestris 'May Night'. Wildlife plant - insects. To prolong flowering remove spent blooms
  • Place of origin - garden origin. Germany.
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape - Racemes - - dense, terminal racemes
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Scented Plants - Scented foliage -
  • Seasonal Interest - Summer -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - moderately fertile
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
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70cm (28in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Watering Can
  45cm (18in)
 

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