Sage (Salvia nemorosa 'Ave Maria') in the Salvias Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 18 - 24 inches
Plant Spread: 18 - 24 inches
Leaves: Fragrant
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Other: Purple-pink with purple stems and calyxes and followed by purple seed heads.
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Other: Deadheading flowers ensures more flowering throughout the season. Late summer to early fall, plants can rebloom.
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Drought tolerant
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PPAF

'Ave Maria' was a featured
Plant of the Day for May 6, 2018.

Posted by Marilyn (Northern KY - Zone 6a) on Feb 9, 2016 8:45 PM

Meadow Sage 'Ave Maria' is a new introduction by Intrinsic Perennial Gardens, Inc.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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What Are You Going To Buy For 2019? by Marilyn Jun 26, 2019 8:39 PM 106
Salvias from seed take two! by jg0613 May 28, 2016 1:55 PM 57
What Plant Varieties Are You Going To Get In 2016? by Marilyn May 27, 2016 6:22 PM 82
Agastaches and Salvia from seed by jg0613 Mar 23, 2016 10:06 AM 32

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