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Salvia nemorosa Bumbleblue

Scientific Name : Salvia nemorosa
Common Name : Sage
Hardiness Zone : 3a - 8b
Hardiness Degree : -40°F (-40°C)
Blooming Season : Late Spring, Summer
Plant Habit : Upright
Characteristics : Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Drought Tolerant, Attracts Hummingbirds, Fragrant Flowers, Scented Foliage, Heat Tolerant, Low Maintenance
Water : Medium
Fertilizer : Every two weeks
Spacing : 16 - 18" (41 - 46cm)
Height : 12 - 14" (30 - 36cm)
Width : 14 - 16" (36 - 41cm)
Exposure : Sun
General Information : Bees and other pollinators swarm to this perennial in droves.
The deep, intense color makes other Salvias pale in comparison.
Perfect for the front of the border or grown in a small pot.
Idea & Tips : Easy to grow in almost any climate in full sun.
Drought tolerant but blooms better with average moisture.
Cut back after flowering to promote re-blooming.
Grower Information : Attracts bees and other pollinators in droves. A prolific bloomer, producing loads of violet-blue flowers on a petite habit of healthy, deep green foliage. Perfect for the front of the border or grown in a quart pot.
'Bumbleblue'
Protection InformationPPAF
Breeder : Walters Gardens
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    • Bloom Months:
      Late Spring to Summer

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