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May Night Salvia(6 of 15)

Salvia nemorosa 'May Night'--May Night Salvia

- Perennial grown for its dark blue flowers from summer to fall that attract butterflies
- Plant in full sun
- Plant in average, but sharply drained soil
- Divide every few years in early spring; deadhead to encourage blooming
- Height: 18-24 inches
- Width: 12-18 inches
- Hardy in USDA zones 3-8

Zone 3: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; water when dry; mulch in fall; avoid exposure to salt; may be marginally hardy in this zone.

Zones 4-5: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; water when dry; mulch in fall; avoid exposure to salt.

Zones 6-7: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; water when dry; mulch in fall.

Zone 8: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; water when dry; mulch in fall; may be short-lived in this warmer zone.

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