Salvia nemorosa 'Viola Klose'

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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This vigorous perennial has a strong upright growth habit and the purple flowers are like the icing on the cake.

  • Striking violet-purple flowers
  • Attracts butterflies, hummingbirds and bees
  • Excellent cut flower

A perfect perennial for the border or butterfly garden.

Height: 12-18 in
Spread: 10-15 in
Zone: 4-8
Color: Purple, Violet

Interesting Notes about Meadow Sage:

This perennial 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


  • Mass Planting
  • Border or Bed
  • Summer Bloomer
  • Rock Garden
  • Great Foliage
  • Cut Flower/ Foliage
  • Long Blooming
  • Specimen
  • Fragrant
  • Dried Flower/Foliage
  • Low Maintenance
  • Naturalizing

Foliage Color:

  • Green


  • Full Sun

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Pollinators
  • Attracts Humming-birds

Critter Resistance:

  • Rabbit Resistant
  • Deer Resistant


  • Upright

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer

Soil Moisture:

  • Average Water