Life Cycle Perennial
Planting Season Spring
Color Purple
Growth Habit Mounding, Spreading
Bloom Season Late Spring through Late Summer

Plant Characteristics Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Attracts Pollinators, Easy to Grow & Maintain, Fragrant
Use Cut Flower Garden, Dried Flowers
Growing Conditions Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant, Outdoor
Plant Resistance Deer, Powdery Mildew, Rabbit

About May Night - Salvia (Sage)

Salvia sylvestris

Seed Type Root
Also known as Wood Sage

The salvia (or sage) root has numerous benefits. Its name comes from "salvere" which means health and prosperity, so you can imagine how well it works in the kitchen. It also attracts butterflies and hummingbirds to your garden and helps create a lovely habitat for beneficial insects. Its deep purple blooms stand tall and mighty, reminding you of their greatness.

Planting Information

Planting May Night - Salvia (Sage)

Planting Season Spring
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth Deep Enough to Accommodate Root Length
Plant Height 18 to 24 inches
Plant Spacing 1 to 3 feet
Water Needs Low
Hardiness Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Bulb Size No. 1
View our Salvia Planting Guide to learn more.


Recommended Coverage
10 Bulbs / Spring-Planted | Ships in Spring Up to 5 Sq. Ft
2 Bulbs / Spring-Planted | Ships in Spring Up to 1 Sq. Ft
4 Bulbs / Spring-Planted | Ships in Spring Up to 2 Sq. Ft

Companions Plants

Companion Plants for May Night - Salvia (Sage)