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Salvia nemorosa 'Blue Hill' (Garden sage)

Salvia nemorosa 'Blue Hill'

Garden sage

(syn. Blauh├╝gel)

A long hoped for color break in garden Salvia. Ernst Pagels selected it for
bluer flowers and compact habit. Insect and disease resistant, long flowered and tough as its brethren to follow. Attracts birds, butterflies and bees.

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Salvia nemorosa 'Blue Hill' - 72 per flat $45.36
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Height

18-30 Inches

Spread

12-15 Inches

Bloom Color

Blue

USDA Hardiness Zone 4-9

Garden sage Interesting Notes

The word 'salvia' comes from the Latin salvare, meaning to heal or save. Sage's long history of medicinal uses have been traced back to curing everything from colds to snakebite. (http://www.bbc.co.uk/gardening/profiles/salvia/pf_salvia.shtml)

Salvia nemorosa 'Blue Hill' Growing and Maintenance Tips

S. nemorosa can be found ranging from Northern to Southern Europe to Central Asia. Prefers average, clay or sandy, well-drained soils in full sun. Drought and humidity tolerant. Propagate by seed or cuttings in early summer. Cut back in the fall. May be used as a border, cut or native gardens.

Key Characteristics & Attributes

Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Fast
Fast
Butterflies
Butterflies
Full Sun
Full Sun
Summer
Summer
Container
Container
Fragrant
Fragrant
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Average
Average

Additional Information

Growth Rate
Medium
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Late Spring / Early Summer
Attributes
Mass Planting
Dry Sun
Rock Garden
Soil Moisture Needs
Well-Drained
Propagation Type
Vegetative