Salvia x sylvestris 'Wild Form'
Salvia x sylvestris 'Wild Form'
Salvia x sylvestris 'Wild Form'

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(Wild Meadow Sage) Meadow sages are native to Europe and include many hybrids. This lush, purple-flowered plant is a wild species that most likely is a hybrid of two ancient sages -- Salvia nemorosa and Salvia pratensis.

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Common name This is the non-scientific name used for a plant. A plant may have several common names, depending on the gardener's location. To further confuse the matter, a common name may be shared by several completely different plants. At Flowers by the Sea, we rely on the scientific name to identify our plants and avoid confusion. Wild Meadow Sage
USDA Zones The U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones indicate the temperature zones where a plant is likely to thrive. It is determined by the average annual winter minimum temperature. Actual winter temperatures may be higher or lower than the average. 6 - 9
Size (h/w/fh) The anticipated mature size of the plant: Height, Width & Flower Height. 18"/24"/36"
Exposure This is the average amount of sunlight that a plant needs to thrive. Generally, full sun exposure is 6 or more hours of direct sun daily while partial shade is less than 4 hours of sun or dappled shade all day. Plants may tolerate more sunlight in cooler climates and need afternoon shade in extremely hot climates. Full sun to partial shade
Soil type This is the kind of soil that a plant needs to thrive. Most plants require a well-drained soil that allows the water to soak into the soil without becoming soggy. Sandy and clay soils can be improved by digging in compost to improve drainage. Well drained
Water needs Plants have specific water requirements. Water loving means the plant needs regular watering to keep the soil moist. Average generally indicates applying 1 inch of water per week, or watering when the soil is dry to a depth of 3 to 4 inches. One inch of water is equal to 5 gallons per square yard of soil surface. Average
Pot size This is the size of the pot your plant will arrive in. All will be well rooted & branched and ready to grow when planted. Our STANDARD pot is 3 1/2 inches across and 4 inches deep and have a volume of 1.0 pints or 473 ml. Standard
Container plant? "Yes" indicates that this plant can be successfully grown as a container plant. Yes
Mature height The mature height of this plant in average conditions. 1 to 2 feet
Mature spread The mature width of this plant in average conditions. 1 to 2 feet
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This plant is easy to grow in a variety of conditions.
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(Wild Meadow Sage) Meadow sages are native to Europe and include many hybrids. This lush, purple-flowered plant is a wild species that most likely is a hybrid of two ancient sages -- Salvia nemorosa and Salvia pratensis.

The candle-like flower spikes are long blooming and rise above large-leafed, forest-green foliage. Salvia x sylvestris is vigorous. It is one of the most reliable and easily grown meadow sages.

If you are growing a number of meadow sages, keep in mind that they cross readily - similar to the S. greggii-S. microphylla group. Be prepared for surprises.

Similar to "nemorosa," the Latin word "sylvestris" indicates that this is a woodland plant. Well known for their cold tolerance, meadow sages add vibrant color and a strong vertical element to flowerbeds.

The naming of this plant can be confusing in nurseries. Sometimes S. x sylvestris is referred to as S. x superba and S. nemorosa. Common names include Balkan Clary, Ornamental Meadow Sage, Perennial Woodland Sage and Violet Sage. Whatever you call it, Wild Meadow Sage is a beauty. Butterflies agree.