May Night Salvia is a clump-forming perennial.  The dark purple flower spikes shoot up in the summer.  The stem of the flower shoot is dark red-purple.  The small cup flowers protruding out from the stem are dark lavender.  The flowers bloom all summer long and into the fall.  This plant works well in border installations or as cut flowers.  The perennial is deer resistant. May Night Salvia does require watering during extreme heat and drought.

May Night Salvia

May Night Salvia

Salvia x sylvestris ‘Mainacht’

Plant Type- Perennial

Flower Color- Dark Purple

Foliage Color- Green

Growth Habit- Clump Forming

Growth Rate- Fast

Zone- 4-9

Height- 18″- 24″

Spread- 18″-24″

Light- Sun

Details- Blooms mid summer with tall purple flower shoots.

Pruning- Deadhead to encourage re-blooming.  Cut to the ground in the fall to encourage new spring growth.

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