Salvia nemerosa 'Blue Hills' - Meadow Sage


Salvia nemerosa is an herbaceous, upright, clump-forming perennial with lanceolate green leaves showy spikes of small, tubular blue/lavender/purple flowers in early summer and sporadically throughout the summer into early fall.  It is easily grown in average, dry to medium, well-drained soils in full sun.  Excellent for rock gardens or the perennial garden, the color will match great with yellows and oranges.

'Blue Hills' features pure blue flowers on 20" stems.

Type: Herbaceous perennial
Family: Lamiaceae
Zone: 4 to 8
Height: 1.50 to 2.00 feet
Spread: 1.00 to 1.50 feet
Bloom Time: May to June
Bloom Description: Blue
Sun: Full sun
Water: Dry to medium
Maintenance: Low
Flower: Showy, Good Cut, Good Dried
Leaf: Fragrant
Attracts: Butterflies
Tolerate: Deer, Drought, Dry Soil