Blue Sage

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Plant Information

Taxonomic Name: Salvia azurea
Common Name: Blue Sage
Type: Herbaceous Perennial
Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Bloom Time: July to October
Height: 36-60 inches
Light Requirements: Full sun
Soil Conditions: Tolerates periodic drought, Average well-drained soil
Flower Color: Blue
Wildlife: Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Special Characteristics:
  • Hardy, though not native Works will in rock gardens Will rebloom without deadheading
  • Late summer bloomer with great seed heads
  • Leave up for winter interest
  • Deer resistant
Potential Pests: Whiteflies, Scale
Serious Diseases: Leaf spot; Rust