Blue Bouquetta Meadow Sage

Salvia nemorosa 'ALKLF' PP #28,393

SKU
43174
A stunning bouquet of full, intensely blue-violet flower spikes on a petite plant with mounding, glossy green foliage. Perfectly suited for use in a small garden, as a vibrant container specimen, or en masse in a border front. Its sterile flowers allow it to devote its energy to producing an abundance of sensational blooms. 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 only 8 to 12 in. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSpring to Late Summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorBlue
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitCompact, Mounding, Upright
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden, Accent
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureDense Habit, Dwarf Plant, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsRussian Sage (Perovskia); Blue Fescue (Festuca); Yarrow (Achillea); Blanket Flower (Gaillardia); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Lavender (Lavandula)

Provide enriched, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly in the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates periodic dry spells. Cut back to 3 inches above soil line and fertilize before new spring growth begins. Remove spent flowers to encourage continuous bloom.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

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