Salvia nemorosa 'Caradonna'

Caradonna Sage

Herbaceous Perennial

Salvia nemorosa 'Caradonna, purple spires on a tough drought tolerant perennial for full sun.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Exposure: Full Sun, Afternoon Sun, Reflected Heat

Water Needs: Drought-tolerant, Low


Size: 24 - 36 tall x 18 - 30 wide
Shape / Form: Upright
Foliage Texture: Medium
Foliage Quality: Medium

Features: Attracts Bees, Attracts Hummingbirds, Drought-tolerant / Water wise, Flowers, Fragrant, Long Blooming

Foliage Color: Green

Flower Color: Purple / Violet
Bloom Season: May, Jun, Jul
Flower Shape: Spike /Spire

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Beds and Borders, Cutting Garden, Hell Strip, Mixed Border
Special Situations: Deer Resistant, Low Water / No Water, Reflected Heat
Wildlife: Bees, Beneficial Insects, Deer Resistant, Hummingbirds

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Summer
Collections: eGardenGo Favorite, Great Plant Pick, Plants That Earn Their Keep

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: medium

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