Salvia x sylvestris 'Mainacht' AGM
Mainacht=Maynight. The perennial sages are invaluable for their rich display of spiky flowers in the early summer border. This selection is medium in size, with flowers of deep indigo violet-blue. Remove faded blooms to encourage repeat flowering. Excellent for cutting. Drought tolerant, once established. Also tolerates heat and humidity.. Can be clipped back hard after blooming, to rejuvenate the foliage. A former Perennial Plant of the Year for 1997.