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Salvia x sylvestris 'Mainacht' (sage  (syn. Salvia May Night))

Salvia X Sylvestris 'Mainacht' (Sage (Syn. Salvia May Night))


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Position: full sun or partial shade
Soil: light, moderately fertile, humus-rich, moist but well-drained soil
Rate of growth: average Flowering period: June and July Flower colour: indigo-blue
Other features: attractive to butterflies and bees; wrinkled, grey-green leaves
Hardiness: fully hardy
A delightful, colourful plant with spikes of indigo-blue flowers in early to midsummer. This reliable perennial is ideal for the middle of a moist, well-drained herbaceous border. It flourishes in sun or dappled shade where the bright flowers help to liven up any plant scheme.Garden care: To prolong flowering remove the flower spikes as soon they start to fade. Apply a generous 5-7cm (2-3in) mulch of well-rotted garden compost or manure around the base of the plant in spring.

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