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Blue Hill Meadow Sage

Salvia x sylvestris 'Blue Hill'

Pronunciation: SAL-vee-uh sil-VES-tris
SKU #01176
4-9

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OVERVIEW
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.
Light Full sun
Watering Allow soil to dry between waterings.
Blooms Summer
Mature Size Moderate growth to 18 inches tall and as wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Waterwise
Growth Rate Moderate
Growth Habit Clumping
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
STYLE
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.
Flower Color Blue
Foliage Color Gray-green
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
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.
HISTORY
Lore Salvias are distinguished for their aromatic oils used both as culinary seasoning and in the perfume industry.

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.