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Salvia nemorosa 'Blue Marvel' - Sage
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Salvia nemorosa 'Blue Marvel'

Meadow Sage

Salvia nemorosa 'Blue Marvel' boasts having the largest blossoms of any Salvia nemorosa selection. An incredibly long bloomer, its flowers appear non-stop from March all the way into September. Its waves of beautiful vivid blue spires top mounds of green foliage. Remove spent flowers for best results. A long lived perennial that is very easy to grow. Deer and rabbit resistant. Fragrant foliage. Excellent for cutting.


Host plant for the following butterflies (nectar)-- American Lady, Cabbage White, Clouded Skipper, Cloudless Sulphur, Dun Skipper, Fiery Skipper, Giant Swallowtail, Gray Hairstreak, Gulf Fritillary, Monarch, Orange Sulphur, Orange-barred Sulphur, Peck’s Skipper, Sachem, Silver-Spotted Skipper, Spicebush Swallowtail, Zebra Longwing, Zabulon

Meadow Sage Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Sunny border plant, remove spent flowers to encourage repeat blooming.


10-12 in



10-12 in


Hardiness Zone:

3 - 9

Characteristics & Attributes for Salvia nemorosa 'Blue Marvel'

Soil Moisture Preference
Attracts Wildlife
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Drought Tolerant
Cut Flower
Mass Planting
Border or Bed
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