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Salvia nemorosa 'New Dimension Blue'

Salvia 'New Dimension Blue' - Perennial Sage - Photo Courtesy of Walter's Gardens, Inc.

More About Salvia nemorosa 'New Dimension Blue'

  • Compact, mounding habit
  • Spikes of deep blue-violet flowers
  • Green, oblong leaves emit fragrance when crushed
  • Excellent cut flower, fresh or dried
  • Bloom Time: Late spring to late summer

Interesting Notes:

'New Dimension Blue' and 'New dimension Rose' are seed-grown cultivars developed by Kieft Seeds of the Netherlands. Will bloom in the first year.

Zone:

4

Height:

35-40 cm

Spread:

45-50 cm

Colour:

Blue (deep)

Perennial Sage Growing and Maintenance Tips

Best grown in a moist, average or dry, well-drained soil, in full sun. They are drought tolerant, once established. Shear back flowers after flowering to maintain a compact, foliage habit and a possible late-summer bloom. 

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Salvia nemorosa 'New Dimension Blue' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Fragrant
Fragrant
Dried Flower/Foliage
Dried Flower/Foliage
Long Blooming
Long Blooming
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Average to Dry Soils
Moist to Average
Well-drained

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum
Summer

Habit

Dwarf
Compact
Clumping
Mounding

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Border/edging

 Suitable Substitutions for Salvia nemorosa 'New Dimension Blue'