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Salvia ‘Madeline’
Salvia ‘Madeline’
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Salvia ‘Madeline’

Perennial Sage

USDA Zone: 4-9

Plant number: 1.468.560

The Perennial Sages are invaluable for their rich display of spiky flowers in the early summer border. This Dutch selection is upright and bushy, with long spikes of flowers that are bright violet blue with a contrasting white lip. Ideal for the sunny border or in containers. Deadhead or cut back by half after blooming to encourage repeat flowering. Excellent for cutting. Drought tolerant once established. Attractive to both butterflies and hummingbirds. Bred and introduced by plant breeder Piet Oudolf. USPPP#20456, CPBRAF: unlicensed propagation prohibited.

Further details for
Salvia ‘Madeline’

Optimal Growing
Appearance and
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
Soil Moisture
  Average or
  Dry or
Care Level
Flower Colour
  Deep Blue
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Mid Summer
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Attracts Butterflies
  Attracts Hummingbirds
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Drought Tolerant
  Rabbit Resistant
   70-85 cm
   27-33 inches
   45-60 cm
   18-23 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate
Disclaimer: This information is presented for reference only. This plant is not currently part of our Heritage Perennials lineup.