Salvia

in

Compact yet vigorous grower with short spikes of deep blue flowers. Very free-flowering and an excellent rebloomer. This easy-to-grow salvia blooms throughout summer and will bloom longer if periodically deadheaded. Excellent in borders or containers.

Companion Plants

Balloon Flower

in
Balloon Flower

Bright flowers attract hummingbirds to your garden. Makes a colorful display along walkways or in rock gardens, planted with gray or burgundy foliages and pastel flowers. Remove faded flowers for best reblooming. New growth emerges in late spring.

Maiden Grass

in
Maiden Grass

An excellent grass for the garden or landscape, screening or at water's edge. Striking complement to large-leaved plants or combined with berrying shrubs and evergreens for winter effect. Lovely flower plumes, excellent cut or dried. Clump-forming.

Lamb's Ear

in
Lamb's Ear

Wonderful felted leaves, lovely as a ground cover or accent plant. Ideal for contrast with vibrant colors, for use in an all-white theme garden or to help unify and blend plants with different colors in a perennial garden. Lilac flowers on bold stalks.

Details

Common name

Salvia

Botanical name

Salvia nemorosa

Variety

Sensation Dark Blue

Zone

USDA 4 - 9

Don’t know your zone? Find by map or by postal code.

Enter your postal code
to find your zone.

find

Bloom time

summer

Light

sun

Height

10-12" (25-31 cm)

Habit

upright

Water

weekly during dry spells

Feed

use all-purpose

Maintenance

remove spent blooms