Salvia nemorosa 'Amethyst'

Meadow Sage

Tips for Homeowners:

Remove old flowers to promote new blooms and after flowering is done, cut it completely back.

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Considered to be the best 'pink' of all Salvia, this stunning favorite makes an attractive accent in the garden or landscape.

  • Stunning lavender pink flowers
  • Attracts butterflies, hummingbirds and bees
  • Foliage has aromatic, wavy edges

Ideal for a sunny spot in the garden or landscape.

Height: 24-30 in
Spread: 24-36 in
Zone: 5-9
Color: Lavender, Pink

Interesting Notes about Meadow Sage:

This perennial species is popular for its hardiness, but also for its adaptibility and carefree nature. The plants are relatively disease and pest free and bloom all season. It grows in clumps and combines beautifully with other contrasting plants. Drought and heat tolerant and tolerates poor soils as long as well-drained. Thrives in full sun.

Characteristics & Attributes


  • Great Foliage
  • Cut Flower/ Foliage
  • Long Blooming
  • Rock Garden
  • Fragrant
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Blooms all Season
  • Specimen
  • Mass Planting
  • Border or Bed
  • Summer Bloomer
  • Low Maintenance
  • Naturalizing

Foliage Color:

  • Green


  • Full Sun
  • Partial Sun

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Pollinators
  • Attracts Humming-birds

Critter Resistance:

  • Deer Resistant


  • Upright

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer

Soil Moisture:

  • Average Water