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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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 HabitClumping
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureClump Forming, Dense Habit, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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.

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