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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

Lamb's Ear

Maiden Grass

Plant Details

  • Common name


  • Botanical name

    Salvia nemorosa

  • Variety

    Sensation Dark Blue

  • Zone

    USDA Zone 4 (-30°F) to USDA Zone 9 (20°F).

  • Light


  • Height

    10-12" (25-31 cm)

  • Habit


  • Feed

    Use all-purpose

  • Water

    Weekly during dry spells

  • Bloom Time


  • Maintenance

    Remove spent blooms

This plant also belongs to the following collections:

  • Emma S.'s collection