Compact short plants produce their vibrant blue bloom spikes so closely set, they create a solid sea of color! This huge show graces the late-spring and early-summer garden, and then repeats later in the season, especially if spent blooms are cut. One of the least demanding of plants, it tolerates dry or wet situations, is happy in most any soil, even a poor one, and is unfazed by heat and humidity. Plus, butterflies and hummingbirds love the intensely hued blooms! 15-18" tall and wide. Zones 5-9. Ships in a 3" pot. Salvia nemorosa 'Blaukonigin'
Deer tends to avoid.
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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