East Friesland Meadow Sage
Salvia nemorosa 'East Friesland'
Pronunciation: SAL-vee-uh nem-or-OH-suh
|Description||Tall, vibrant spikes of intense violet-blue flowers on erect purple stems emerge above the compact, shrub-like clump of dense, fragrant, gray-green foliage. A great deer and rabbit resistant choice for infusing borders and containers with stunning color. An herbaceous perennial.|
|Watering||Allow soil to dry between waterings.|
|Blooms||Early summer to fall|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 18 in. tall, 24 in. wide.|
|Special Features||Easy Care, Waterwise, Compact Form|
|Flower Attributes||Flowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container|
|Design Ideas||For cooler regions, a great addition the "xeriscape" garden in where low-water-use is important. Plant singly or in groups for a strong effect.|
|Companion Plants||Blanket Flower (Gaillardia); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Blue Fescue (Festuca); Coneflower (Echinacea); Sedum (Sedum)|
|Care||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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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.