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Apex™ Blue Meadow Sage

Salvia nemorosa

Pronunciation: SAL-vee-uh nem-or-OH-suh
SKU #43497
4-9

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OVERVIEW
Description 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.
Light Full sun
Watering Allow soil to dry between waterings.
Blooms Early Summer to Fall
Mature Size Moderate growing; reaches 18 in. tall and wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Easy Care, Waterwise, Compact Form
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container
Flower Color Violet-blue
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Maiden Grass (Miscanthus); Milkweed (Asclepias); Coneflower (Echinacea); Blanket Flower (Gaillardia); Blue Fescue (Festuca)
CARE
Care 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.

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