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Salvia x sylvestris ‘Snow Hill’ (‘Schneehugel’ Sage)

Garden Sage 'Snow Hill', Salvia 'Snow Hill', Wood Sage 'Schneehugel', Salvia 'Schneehugel', Salvia nemorosa 'Schneehugel', Salvia nemorosa 'Snow Hill'

Salvia x Sylvestris 'Snow Hill', Garden Sage 'Snow Hill', Salvia 'Snow Hill', Wood Sage 'Schneehugel', Salvia 'Schneehugel', Salvia Nemorosa 'Schneehugel', Salvia Nemorosa 'Snow Hill'
Salvia x Sylvestris 'Snow Hill', Garden Sage 'Snow Hill', Salvia 'Snow Hill', Wood Sage 'Schneehugel', Salvia 'Schneehugel', Salvia Nemorosa 'Schneehugel', Salvia Nemorosa 'Snow Hill'

A superb white-flowering perennial, Salvia x sylvestris ‘Snow Hill’ or ‘Schneehugel’ features vertical, tightly packed flower spikes of pure white flowers, appearing in early summer and lasting throughout the summer. If deadheaded, it may even produce a second flush that often lasts well into fall. Perfect for enlivening and brightening any garden setting.

  • Reliable, this erect, compact herbaceous perennial grows in bushy clumps of light green, aromatic foliage, up to 20 in. high (50 cm) and 12-18 in. wide (30-45 cm).
  • This superb cultivar is really an interesting plant that makes an attractive accent in perennial bordersbutterfly gardens or cottage gardens. Combines beautifully with yellow Achillea (Yarrow), daylilies or interspersed with roses. Very useful and adaptable in the garden, it is trouble-free and easy to grow.
  • Enjoys full sun (light shade is tolerated) in averagedry to mediumwell-drained soils. Sandy or gravelly soils with good drainage are preferred!
  • Drought tolerant and deer resistant, it is a real magnet for butterflies, hummingbirds and bees!
  • Remove spent flower spikes to promote further blooms and cut back after flowering is over.

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Requirements

Hardiness 3 - 8
Heat Zones 4 - 9
Climate Zones 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Family Lamiaceae
Genus Salvia
Common names Sage
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Early, Mid, Late)
Fall
Height 1' - 2'
(30cm - 60cm)
Spread 1' - 2'
(30cm - 60cm)
Spacing 12" - 18"
(30cm - 50cm)
Maintenance Low
Water Needs Average
Soil Type Chalk, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Showy
Tolerance Drought, Deer, Rabbit, Dry Soil
Attracts Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Garden Uses Beds And Borders
Garden Styles Mediterranean Garden, Informal and Cottage, Coastal Garden
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Paeonia lactiflora ‘Krinkled White’ (Peony)
Festuca mairei (Atlas Fescue)
Salvia x sylvestris ‘Blue Hill’ (‘Blauhugel’ Sage)
Phlomis russeliana (Jerusalem Sage)
Rosa Bonica® (Floribunda Rose)
Geranium Rozanne (Cranesbill)
Allium ‘Mount Everest’ (Ornamental Onion)

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Requirements

Hardiness 3 - 8
Heat Zones 4 - 9
Climate Zones 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Family Lamiaceae
Genus Salvia
Common names Sage
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Early, Mid, Late)
Fall
Height 1' - 2'
(30cm - 60cm)
Spread 1' - 2'
(30cm - 60cm)
Spacing 12" - 18"
(30cm - 50cm)
Maintenance Low
Water Needs Average
Soil Type Chalk, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Showy
Tolerance Drought, Deer, Rabbit, Dry Soil
Attracts Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Garden Uses Beds And Borders
Garden Styles Mediterranean Garden, Informal and Cottage, Coastal Garden
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