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Salvia nemorosa Sensation® Medium Deep Rose (garden sage)

Salvia nemorosa Sensation® Medium Deep Rose

garden sage

This low maintenance perennial is sure to impress with masses of stunning deep lavender-rose flowers from May through July. Hardy, clump forming and compact, the fragrant leaves resist deer while the sensational blooms attract butterflies and bees. It is naturally free with its branching for a sensational show in early summer. A great pot crop topping out at 10-12".

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Height

9-12 Inches

Spread

9-12 Inches

Spacing

10-12 Inches

Bloom Color

Pink

USDA Hardiness Zone 4-9

garden sage Interesting Notes

This newer cultivar possesses brighter pink flowers and an improved habit than its predecessor 'Sensation Rose'. From the Florensis Breeding Project.

Salvia comes from the Latin salvere, meaning to heal or save.

The leaves are aromatic when crushed.

Salvia nemorosa Sensation® Medium Deep Rose Growing and Maintenance Tips

Prefers average, clay or sandy, well-drained soils in full sun. Drought, heat and humidity tolerant. Shear after blooming to prompt fresh foliage and flowers. May need winter protection. May be used as a perennial border, rock gardens or in mass plantings.

Good Substitutions

garden sage Salvia nemorosa 'Rose Marvel'

Key Characteristics & Attributes

Full Sun
Full Sun
Summer
Summer
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Pollinator-friendly
Pollinator-friendly
Hummingbird-friendly
Hummingbird-friendly
Cut Flower
Cut Flower
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant

Additional Information

Soil Moisture Needs
Average
Well-Drained
Plug Type
Horticultural Plug
Propagation Type
Vegetative