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SALVIA nemorosa 'Caradonna'

Commonly known as Balkan clary, Sage



Upright racemes of violet-purple flowers right through the summer
Further Reading....

  • Purple - Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet - violet purple
  • Height - 50cm (20in)
  • Spread - 30cm (12in)
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - many-branched perennial. Rough, grey-green leaves to 10cm (4in) long. Produces flowers to 1cm (½in) long in dense, terminal racemes
  • Very hardy - Hardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Good to know - syn. S. deserta. Wildlife plant - insects. To prolong flowering remove flower spikes as they fade
  • Pests & Diseases - slugs, snails on young growth.
  • Place of origin - Europe to central Asia
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - moderately fertile. Humus-rich
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly
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