Blue Hill Meadow Sage
Salvia x sylvestris 'Blue Hill'
|Description||Spectacular perennial with spikes of true blue flowers. Ideal for rock gardens, containers and naturalized areas. Vibrant blue flowers are excellent in combination with golden flowered annuals and perennials in the mixed border. Herbaceous perennial.|
|Watering||Allow soil to dry between waterings.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growth to 18 inches tall and as wide.|
|Flower Attributes||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Poolside|
|Design Ideas||An intense blue for beds and borders. Add to rock gardens and integrate into native plant compositions. Belongs in the herb and crafter's garden too with its aromatic foliage.|
|Companion Plants||Combine with other aromatics such as Bush Mallow, (Lavatera maritima) or hot colored Sherwood Cheer Daylily, (Hemerocallis x 'Sherwood Cheer'). Delightful with small Samobor Cranesbill, (Geranium phaeum 'Samobor') and Chocolate Cosmos, (Cosmos atrosanguineus).|
|Care||Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep extensive root system. Cut back hard and feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Trim off dead flowers to encourage reblooming.|
|Lore||Salvias are distinguished for their aromatic oils used both as culinary seasoning and in the perfume industry.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9
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