Salvia nemerosa 'East Friesland' - 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.

'East Freisland'  is an eract, clump-forming cultivar with a compact form, purple stems, violet-purple flowers reaching 24", and wrinkled, aromatic, lance shaped light green leaves.

Type: Herbaceous perennial
Family: Lamiaceae
Zone: 4 to 8
Height: 1.00 to 1.50 feet
Spread: 0.75 to 1.00 feet
Bloom Time: June to September
Bloom Description: Violet purple
Sun: Full sun
Water: Dry to medium
Maintenance: Low
Flower: Showy
Leaf: Fragrant
Attracts: Butterflies
Tolerate: Deer, Drought, Dry Soil, Air Pollution