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Salvia nemorosa 'Caramia'


Salvia nemerosa 'Caramia' is an improvement upon 'Caradonna' with a more compact habit and 3 times as many blooms!

Salvia nemerosa 'Caramia' is an improvement upon 'Caradonna' with a more compact habit and three times as many blooms! Inflorescence of neat and tidy spires of purple stems, purple buds and purple flowers. It is strongly upright and structural in the garden as long as soils are not too rich or the light too low. It blooms over an extended period and will rebloom with deadheading. Photo courtesy of Walters Gardens.

Common Name: Sage

Family: Lamiaceae (The Mint Family)

Zone Hardiness: 3-9

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun

Height: 12-24"

Width: 12-24"

Primary Bloom Colour: Purple

Secondary Bloom Colour:

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Spring - Summer

Soil Moisture: Average, Dry

Stem Colour: Purple

Fragrance: Yes


Benefits: Bees, Hummingbirds, Butterflies

Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: "Nemorosa" ("of woods") refers to its typical habitat in forest groves and woods.


Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Europe and Western Russia

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