Lyrical™ Blues Meadow Sage
Salvia x nemorosa 'Balyriclu' PP #22,919
|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.|
|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.|
|Special Features||Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Compact Form|
|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.|
|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.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9
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