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Lyrical™ Blues Meadow Sage

Salvia x nemorosa 'Balyriclu' PP #22,919

Pronunciation: SAL-vee-uh nem-or-OH-suh
SKU #30223

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Description Hardy perennial sage, with sturdy mounding foliage. Upright spikes of dark burgundy buds open to deep, violet blue flowers over a long season. More compact than 'May Night', with richer flower color. Excellent heat tolerance. Reblooms readily to delight butterflies and hummingbirds. Nice in containers, or massed in a border.
Light Full sun
Watering Water regularly in extreme heat; less often, once established.
Blooms Late Spring to Early Summer
Mature Size Reaches 22 to 24 in. tall and wide.
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Compact Form
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Patent Act Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Landscape Use Border, Container, Edging
Flower Color Violet-blue
Foliage Color Gray-green
Companion Plants Blanket Flower (Gaillardia); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Coneflower (Echinacea); Blue Fescue (Festuca); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum)
Care Thrives in average, well-drained soils. Tolerates mild drought when established; supplement in extreme heat. Feed monthly during growing season. Shear spent flowers to encourage continued bloom. Cut back at end of flowering.
Lore The genus name Salvia comes from the Latin word salveo meaning to save or heal, in reference to the curative properties attributed to some plants in this genus. The hybrid name of sylvestris comes from Latin meaning of or pertaining to forest or wood.

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