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45216

Salvia nemorosa

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45216
Beautiful, bold, dark-purple flower spikes start blooming early and rebloom throughout the summer. Especially effective in mass plantings, but also nice for mixed borders and containers. Loved by pollinators. Herbaceous perennial.
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Allow soil to dry between waterings.

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Botanical PronunciationSAL-vee-uh nem-or-OH-suh
Average Size at MaturityReaches 12 in. wide, 16 in. tall, in bloom.
Bloom TimeSpring through Summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Firewise, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureEasy Care, Tolerates Poor Soils, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsAllow soil to dry between waterings.
Companion PlantsBlanket Flower (Gaillardia); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Blue Fescue (Festuca); Coneflower (Echinacea); Sedum (Sedum)

Grows easily in enriched, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates mild drought. Feed with a slow-release fertilizer in early spring. Clip spent flower heads to encourage prolific continued bloom.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

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