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Apex™ Blue Meadow Sage

Salvia nemorosa

SKU
43497
This especially compact selection is taller than most, for bigger impact. A stunning addition to any border with spikes of intense blue-violet flowers that top dense, shrub-like clumps of fragrant, green foliage throughout summer. Excellent for adding bold color in mass plantings. An herbaceous perennial.
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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical PronunciationSAL-vee-uh nem-or-OH-suh
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 18 in. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeEarly Summer to Fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorViolet-blue
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Firewise, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureClump Forming, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsMaiden Grass (Miscanthus); Milkweed (Asclepias); Coneflower (Echinacea); Blanket Flower (Gaillardia); Blue Fescue (Festuca)

Thrives in average, well-drained soils; tolerates clay soils. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency, once established. Feed with an all-purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Remove spent flower heads to encourage continued bloom.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

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