Salvia x sylvestris 'Blauhugel' ('Blue Hill')

Blue Hill Sage

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Family: Lamiaceae

Genus: Salvia

Parent: Salvia x sylvestris

Category: Perennial

Zones: 5 to 9

Size: To 2' tall and 18" wide

Growth Rate: Moderate

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun

Description: 

Clumping perennial. Blue flowers on spikes in spring to summer. Prefers moist, well-drained soil.

History: 

Sometimes sold under S. nemorosa or S. x superba.

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My Experience: 

I purchased a 4" pot from Home Depot in April 2010 and planted it in the Blue Bird Perennials garden. In spring 2011 it started blooming at the end of April. It has been a consistent early bloomer and has performed reasonably well. It was drowned in the wet summer in 2013 and in September of that year I moved it to the Octagonal Perennial Garden.


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