Garden Sage Salvia Nemorosa Caradonna (2Ltr Pot)
Garden Sage Salvia Nemorosa Caradonna (2Ltr Pot)
Garden Sage Salvia Nemorosa Caradonna (2Ltr Pot)

Garden Sage Salvia Nemorosa Caradonna (2Ltr Pot)

Garden Sage Salvia Nemorosa Caradonna (2Ltr Pot)

Regular price €8.95
Salvia nemorosa 'Caradonna' is a popular perennial herb that displays stunning deep violet-blue flowers on upright, dark purple stems. This compact and versatile plant is well-suited for Irish gardens, adding vibrant color and attracting pollinators.

Height/Spread: 'Caradonna' typically reaches a height of 45-60 cm (18-24 inches) and has a spread of around 30-45 cm (12-18 inches). Its compact habit allows it to fit seamlessly into borders, rock gardens, or container plantings.

Position: This salvia variety thrives in full sun to partial shade. In the Irish climate, it benefits from a position that receives at least six hours of direct sunlight per day. It is relatively drought-tolerant once established and can handle moderate heat, making it a reliable choice for sunnier areas.

Soil: 'Caradonna' prefers well-draining soil with a neutral to slightly alkaline pH. It adapts well to various soil types, including sandy or loamy soils. Good drainage is crucial to prevent root rot, especially during wet periods.

Flowering Season: The vibrant violet-blue flowers of 'Caradonna' appear from late spring to early summer, creating a stunning display. Deadheading spent blooms can encourage prolonged flowering and tidy appearance.

Uses: 'Caradonna' is a fantastic addition to Irish gardens, providing a burst of color and attracting beneficial pollinators like bees and butterflies. Its upright growth habit and striking flowers make it suitable for border plantings, cottage gardens, or as part of a perennial display. Additionally, the cut flowers can be used in floral arrangements, adding a touch of elegance indoors.

In the Irish climate, Salvia nemorosa 'Caradonna' thrives when provided with well-drained soil, ample sunlight, and proper care. Its hardiness and ability to withstand various soil conditions make it an excellent choice for both experienced and novice gardeners looking to add beauty and pollinator-friendly plants to their outdoor spaces.
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