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Sage Snow Hill

Sage Snow Hill blooms a little shorter than May Night, creating spectacular contrast with blue or red. (Salvia nemorosa)

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Plant - 3" pot

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Details:

Zones: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Plant Size: 18-20 inches tall, 12-18 inches wide
Light: Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Bloom Time: Early to late summer
Shipping: Shipping begins in late March based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first.

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Details
SKU 149PER
Common Name Meadow Sage
Botanical Name Salvia nemorosa
Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Light Requirements Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Flower Color White
Estimated Mature Height 18-20 inches tall
Estimated Mature Spread 12-18 inches wide
Bloom Time Early to late summer
Planting Depth Crown of plant should rest just at or above the soil surface after watering in.
Ships As Potted Plant
Evergreen N/A
Native N/A
Planting Season Spring, Summer
Will Tolerate Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Drought/Dry Soil
Soil Moisture Dry, Average, Well Draining
Amount of Rain N/A
Suggested Uses Deer Resistant, Hummingbirds & Butterflies, Containers, Cut Flowers, Dried Flowers, Borders, Showy Flowers
Additional Information N/A
Special Groups N/A
Ideal Growing Region N/A
Ships to Canada No
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Description
Snow Hill is the classic white. Planted with May Night, it can be a blue and white spectacle in the garden.

About Salvias: Salvias can be confusing. Everybody knows those fire-engine red spires we see in park plantings every summer. Well, they're the annuals. Were dealing here with perennials. And most perennial Salvias bloom blue or purple, and most are much larger plants than the little red annuals.

Growing with numerous dense flower spikes that come into full bloom in May or June, the cultivars of S. nemorosa (which is a combo of several European species that are winter hardy) have become the favored ones for perennial gardens. Some people call them Sage. Some just call them Salvias. But everyone who grows them loves them in the garden. Here are the best-known classic cultivars:

Sensation Rose is the rich red growing up to about two feet.
May Night is the very popular taller one with the signature deep purple Salvia color, to 3 feet.
Snow Hill is the rather short, but popular white, growing only to about 20 inches.

These famous Salvias , growing together or in single stands, are sure color every season in your perennial garden.

About warmer zones: Famous perennial guru Allan Armitage, who gardens in the south, warns that these Salvias may survive all the way to zone 9, but he says from Zone 8 south, they flop over terribly, making problems for the gardener, while further north they stand tall and straight. He heartily recommends them for gardeners in colder zones.

Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
  • Coreopsis Sunset Strip

    Coreopsis Sunset Strip

  • Garden Gloves

    Garden Gloves

  • All Annual Wildflower Seed Mix

    All Annual Wildflower Seed Mix

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5.0

Fast to take off

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Pros

  • Filled in fast
  • Fragrant
  • Long Bloom Time
  • Low Maintenance
  • Pest Resistant
  • Reliable Growth

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Border Control
    • Containers
    • Raised Beds

    Comments about American Meadows Sage Snow Hill - Plant:

    I used it to fill in space in flower bed and first year it did more than I figure it would take 3 years to do. I planted it and mulch it and then it was on it's own.

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    How-To Guides
    Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
    • Coreopsis Sunset Strip

      Coreopsis Sunset Strip

    • Garden Gloves

      Garden Gloves

    • All Annual Wildflower Seed Mix

      All Annual Wildflower Seed Mix

    Shipping

    Shipping begins in late March based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first.

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    As soon as your order is placed you will receive a confirmation email. You will receive a second email the day your order ships telling you how it has been sent. Some perennials are shipped as potted plants, some as perennial roots packed in peat.  The ‘Details’ tab describes how that item will ship. All perennials and spring-planted bulbs are packaged to withstand shipping and are fully-guaranteed. Please open upon receipt and follow the instructions included.

    Perennials and spring-planted bulbs are shipped at the proper planting time for your hardiness zone. Perennial and spring-planted bulb orders will arrive separately from seeds. If your order requires more than one shipment, there is no additional shipping charge. See our Shipping Information page for approximate ship dates and more detailed information. If you need express shipping or have any questions, please call Customer Service toll-free at (877) 309-7333 or Contact Us by email.

    Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
    • Coreopsis Sunset Strip

      Coreopsis Sunset Strip

    • Garden Gloves

      Garden Gloves

    • All Annual Wildflower Seed Mix

      All Annual Wildflower Seed Mix

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