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East Friesland Meadow Sage

Salvia nemorosa 'East Friesland'

SKU
07059
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.
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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 MaturityModerate growing; reaches 18 in. tall, 24 in. wide.
Bloom TimeEarly Summer to Fall
Design IdeasFor cooler regions, a great addition the "xeriscape" garden in where low-water-use is important. Plant singly or in groups for a strong effect.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureEasy Care, Waterwise, 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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