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May Night Salvia
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May Night Salvia

Sweetly-Scented Foliage

Deep purple flower spikes soar 6-8 in. above blue-gray foliage in summer and last for weeks. Very low maintenance — growing to 18 in. tall in full sun. Winner of the Perennial Plant of the Year award in 1997. Zones 4-8.
This plant attracts butterflies and hummingbirds.
  • 69260
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  • $12.99
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Product Details

  • Botanical Name: Salvia nemorosa 'May Night'
  • Height: 18 inches.
  • Spacing: 18 - 24 inches
  • Depth: Plant with crown of plant (where the roots meet the stems) at the soil level.
  • Spread: 18 - 24 inches.
  • Light Required: Full sun.
  • Color: Deep purple.
  • Foliage: Blue-gray lance-shaped leaves 3 inches in length.
  • Blooms: Initially early summer, repeating bloom all summer long.
  • Zone: 4 - 8.
  • Form: Erect mounding.
  • Flower Form: Erect flower spikes 6 - 8 inches tall.
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained moderately rich soil.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate growth rate.
  • Pruning: Remove faded flower spikes to encourage rebloom.
  • Comments: This European variety is perfect in low beds or borders. Rich, lavender-blue blossoms. Plant 18" apart in sunny, well-drained site. Spikes of striking, rich purple adorn hardy plants for weeks in Summer; a magnet for butterflies, bees, and hummingbirds. Aromatic foliage and very low maintenance. Perennial Plant of the Year 1997.

Shipping

Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

2019 Fall Shipping Schedule
ZONE Perennials, Bulbs & Flowers
1A-4B 9/23 - 11/1
5A & 5B 9/23 - 11/1
6A & 6B 9/23 - 11/1
7A & 7B 9/23 - 11/1
8A & 8B 9/23 - 11/1
9A-10B 9/23 - 11/1
Last Order Date All Grow Zones: Oct 28, 2019

Additional Shipping Notes:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area to yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule, shifting earlier or later, depending.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant for optimum stress protection.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via the U.S. Postal Service or FedEx. Large orders or large items may be shipped to you in multiple packages.

Sorry, we cannot ship products to Hawaii, Alaska, APO/FPO or outside the contiguous United States. Please provide a street address as some products are unable to be delivered to Post Office boxes.

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