Caradonna Blue Sage

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Plant Information

Taxonomic Name: Salvia nemorosa cv. Caradonna
Common Name: Caradonna Blue Sage
Type: Herbaceous Perennial
Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8
Bloom Time: June to September
Height: 12-24 inches
Light Requirements: Full sun
Soil Conditions: Tolerates periodic drought, Average well-drained soil
Flower Color: Violet, Blue
Wildlife: Butterflies
Special Characteristics:
  • Showy purple-blue flowers on purple-black stems
  • Long summer bloomer which can last into mid-autumn with regular deadheading
  • Best grown in a sunny, sheltered spot
  • Drought and heat tolerant
  • Cut back after flowering has stopped
  • Leaves are aromatic when bruised
  • Deer tolerant