Sage, Meadow Details

Sage, Meadow

  • Also Known As: Ornamental Meadow Sage
  • Botanical Name: Salvia sylvestris (nemorosa)
  • Plant Type: Perennial
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun
  • Water Demand: Low, Medium
  • Landscape Use: Deer Resistant, Fragrance, Border - Edge, Container, Rock Garden
  • Ornamental Value: Purple, Blue, Pink, White
  • Native/Adapted: Adapted
  • Wildlife Value: Bees, Butterflies (nectar source)
  • Season: Spring, Summer, Fall
  • Deciduous/Evergreen: Deciduous
  • Plant Form: Upright
  • Plant Spread: 1'
  • Plant Height: 1.5'


Spikes of flowers held above dark green leaves. Many selections are available, including 'May Night' (purple), 'Rose Queen' (pink), 'Snow Hill' [white), 'Blue Queen' (blue), and 'Cardonna' (dwarf purple). Shear hard to encourage repeat flowering. For planting seedlings or established plants, it is not necessary to till the soil. Use a 2" course mulch to cover the plant beds.

Perennial Care Guide

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