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'
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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