Salvia nemorosa ‘Caradonna’
Balkan clary ‘Caradonna’, Salvia x sylvestris ‘Caradonna’ , Salvia ‘Caradonna’ , Meadow sage ‘Caradonna’ , Wood sage ‘Caradonna’
Variety or Cultivar
‘Caradonna’ _ ‘Caradonna’ is a clump-forming, deciduous perennial with narrowly lance-shaped, wrinkled, toothed, dark grey-green leaves and dark, erect stems bearing racemes of dark violet flowers from summer into autumn.
Foliage is scented
Erect flower stem, Clump-forming
RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Violet in Summer; Violet in Autumn
Grey-green in Spring
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
Leafhoppers , Slugs , Snails
Generally disease free.
Deadhead faded flowers spikes.
WHERE TO GROW
Salvia nemorosa ‘Caradonna’ (Balkan clary ‘Caradonna’) will reach a height of 0.75m and a spread of 0.6m after 2-5 years.
Beds and borders, City, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Mediterranean, Wildlife
Grow in humus-rich, moderately fertile, moist but well-drained soil in full sun. Tolerates dappled shade and, once established, drought.
Chalky, Loamy, Sandy
Moist but well-drained
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Partial Shade, Full Sun
South, East, West