You are sure to enjoy summer-long beauty year after year with this rich violet-blue Salvia. This garden-favorite perennial is a member of the mint family, performing well and blooming brilliantly with a lovely fragrance. Butterflies love it as well. Heat- and drought-resistant hybrid explodes with plump spikes in midsummer. Flowers have long staying power well into fall. It is an excellent choice for cut-flower arrangements, and can be dried as well. Salvia is easy to care for with a good resistance to pests and disease. Grows 15-18" tall, 12-18" wide. Ships in a 3" pot. Salvia nemorosa 'Blaukonigin'
Summer after summer, striking Blue Queen Salvia plants are sure to bring smiles from passersby and neighbors. Each season these Salvia numerosa Blaukonigin plants burst long spikes covered in rich blue blooms, and these rapid-growing sage plants perfume the air with a mild, minty fragrance. A hardy salvia variety, these brilliant blue beauties hold on to their stunning blooms for several weeks.
Boldly hued Blue Queen Salvia plants are truly treats for the senses, flowering brilliant violet-blue double blooms and offering a warm and mild scent. Their botanical name is Salvia numerosa Blaukonigin, and these stalwart summer bloomers are actually members of the mint family. Our salvia plants explode with plump spikes that reach up to 18 inches, and these perennial flowers remain on the plants for several weeks. Vigorous growers, these sage plants flourish in partially shaded spaces or areas that receive generous amounts of sun, and they require very little maintenance.
Botanical Name: Salvia numerosa 'Blaukonigin'
Common Name: Salvia, Sage
Form: Herbaceous perennial
Root System: Fibrous
Sun Exposure: Partial Shade/Full Sun
Height/Habit: 15" - 18"
Spread: 12" - 18"
Spacing: 12" - 18"
Hardiness Zone: 5 - 9 (-20 degrees F)
Flowering Date: Mid summer to early fall
Duration: several weeks
Cut Flowers: Yes
Dried Flowers: No
Shipping Season: both Spring & Fall
Unique Characterstics: Enjoy summer long beauty year after year with this brilliant blue salvia. A member of the mint family.
Flower Color: Brilliant Blue
Flower Form: Plump spikes of double blooms
Foliage Type: Mid green leaves that are ovate or lance shaped and notched.
Resistance: Good resistance to all pest and disease
Pruning: Remove spent flower stems
Pruning Time: After flowering
Soil Requirement: Well drained, humus enriched soil.
Shipped: 3" pot
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