Salvia nemorosa 'Caradonna'

Description:

A superb compact cultivar of this clump forming herbaceous Salvia. Glowing purple-black stems loaded with violet-blue flowers from June to October which look great against the grey-green, aromatic foliage.

Looks excellent amongst silver foliaged plants for an attractive accent in a sunny summer border.

Climate/Position: Thrives in a sunny spot and will become drought tolerant once established.

Height/Spread: 75cm x 45cm

Soil Requirements: Light, moderately fertile, humus-rich, moist but well- drained soil

Pruning: To prolong flowering remove the flower spikes as soon they start to fade. Tidy plants by cutting back to ground level in autumn or spring.

Special Requirements:

The name nemorosa means growing in groves or woods.

Great for wildlife as loved by butterflies and bees.