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Salvia nemorosa 'Blue Hill' (garden sage)

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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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Height

18-30 Inches

Spread

12-15 Inches

Spacing

12 Inches

Bloom Color

Blue

USDA Hardiness Zone 4-9

garden sage Interesting Notes

Salvia comes from the Latin salvere, meaning to heal or save.

The leaves are aromatic when crushed.

Salvia nemorosa 'Blue Hill' Growing and Maintenance Tips

Prefers average, clay or sandy, well-drained soils in full sun. Drought, heat and humidity tolerant. Shear after blooming to prompt fresh foliage and flowers.

Good Substitutions

garden sage Salvia nemorosa 'East Friesland'
garden sage Salvia nemorosa 'May Night'
meadow sage Salvia nemorosa SALLYROSA™ 'April Night'
garden sage Salvia nemorosa Marcus® 'Haeumanarc'

Key Characteristics & Attributes

Full Sun
Full Sun
Hummingbird-friendly
Hummingbird-friendly
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Pollinator-friendly
Pollinator-friendly
Fragrant
Fragrant
Cut Flower
Cut Flower
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Summer
Summer

Additional Information

Soil Moisture Needs
Dry
Average
Plug Type
Horticultural Plug
Propagation Type
Vegetative