January 26, 2023
Salvia Sylvestris, Mainacht

Salvia sylvestris 'Mainacht'

Salvia sylvestris ‘Mainacht’ is a perennial sage that loves the full sun. It is commonly called Wood Sage ‘Mainact’. Sylvestris from Latin means forest or wood. Salvia sylvestris ‘Mainacht’ is a hybrid and a cross between S. nemorosa and S. pratensis.

Salvia Sylvestris, Mainacht
Salvia sylvestris ‘Mainacht’

It is a compact perennial. It is part of the Lamiaceae family of plants. It provides a beautiful purple-violet color to your garden. It has dark green foliage. The leaves are aromatic. Salvia sylvestris ‘Mainacht’ blossoms in early and mid-summer months. It produces racemes of violet-colored flowers. Salvia sylvestris ‘Mainacht’ attracts hummingbirds and butterflies to your garden.

How to grow Salvia sylvestris ‘Mainacht’:

Salvia sylvestris ‘Mainacht’ grows and spreads to about 24″ high and wide. It is easy to care for. Grow Salvia sylvestris ‘Mainacht’ in the sun. Plant it in moist, fertile, and well-drained soil. You can cut back plants after flowering and you can divide them in early spring. It is drought-resistant especially when it is well-established. It also tolerates deer. It is pest-free and disease-free.

Sage Salvia Sylvestris, Mainacht
Salvia sylvestris ‘Mainacht’
Salvia Sylvestris, Mainacht
Salvia sylvestris ‘Mainacht’
Salvia Sylvestris, Mainacht
Salvia sylvestris ‘Mainacht’

Other synonyms for Salvia sylvestris ‘Mainacht’ includes:

Salvia nemorosa ‘Mai Nacht’
Salvia sylvestris ‘May Night,
Salvia nemorosa ‘May Night’
Salvia × sylvestris, Salvia × superba

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