Caradonna Perennial Salvia

Common name Caradonna Perennial Salvia
Latin name Salvia nemorosa 'Caradonna'
Type Perennial
Height 12-24"
Spread 12-24"
Light & Water
Full sun:
Full sun:
Zone 4
Bloom months
  • June
  • July
  • August
Bloom colour Violet/purple
Foliage colour Green
Foliage categories Green
  • Attracts hummingbirds
  • Attracts pollinators
  • Deer resistant
  • Fragrant

Slightly taller than the older variety S. 'East Friesland'. Twelve inch flower stalks are burgundy, which heightens the beauty of the violet/purple flowers. Although drought tolerant, plants will repeat bloom more reliably with a small amount of supplemental water during dry summers. Removal of dead flowers will encourage repeat bloom. Plants may be trimmed to basal foliage after blooming if they look untidy. Flowers are attractive to pollinators. Rabbit resistant.

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