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Caradonna Salvia

Salvia sylvestris 'Caradonna'
SKU: HC014707
per Plant - 5" Deep Pot
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Caradonna’ is a beautiful Old World sage with tall, very dark purple flower stems and stunning blue-violet flowers. The plant has a strong vertical habit and is a superb nectar source for honeybees.
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Botanical Name
Salvia sylvestris 'Caradonna'
Growing Zones
Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9
Bee Friendly, Attracts Butterflies, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Easy To Grow, Low Maintenance, Long Bloom Time, Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Container Planting, Rock Gardens
Soil Moisture
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Mature Height
24" tall
Bloom Time
Late spring to early summer


24" tall x 18" wide 'Caradonna' is unique with its tall, dark purple flower stems and rich purple-blue flowers, 'Caradonna' blooms for many weeks beginning in late spring. This particular variety thrives in a wide range of soils (including clay) and provides a strong vertical element with its uniformly upright flower spikes. Try it with lavender, ornamental grasses, or yarrow. It thrives with minimal care. Cut back to just above the ground in early spring. Remove the flowering spikes after blooming. A distinctive, award-winning cultivar developed at Zillmer Nursery in Germany. (cutting propagated).
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