Salvia nemorosa 'Blue Marvel' - Sage (photo credit: Growing Colors)

Perennials

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.

Additional:

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.

Height:

10-12 in

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Spread:

10-12 in

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Hardiness Zone:

3 - 9

Characteristics & Attributes for Salvia nemorosa 'Blue Marvel'

Exposure
Sun
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Attracts Wildlife
Hummingbirds
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Attributes
Drought Tolerant
Mass Planting
Border or Bed
Cut Flower
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